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Occurred : 5/21/2018 21:30 (Entered as : 05/21/18 21:30)
Reported: 5/25/2018 3:39:36 PM 15:39
Posted: 5/31/2018
Location: North Myrtle Beach, SC
Shape: Fireball
Duration:seconds per sighting
*VIDEO* multiple orbs sighted between 9:30 & 10 p.m.

(Video linked at the bottom of full sighting description)

We had multiple sightings this night. Each sighting was the same reddish-orange color, with a duration of between two and ten seconds per sighting. There were no booms or any other discernible sounds accompanying any of the sightings. There was little movement observed – perhaps a slight drift but the lights seemed to be mostly stationary. There were also no aircraft observed during the sightings, but several jets and helicopters were observed approximately 10-20 minutes after the last sighting.

The first sighting was about 9:30 p.m. My mom and I were on the hotel balcony and we witnessed several extremely bright “orbs” that lit up over the ocean for approximately two seconds. They seemed to be fairly close to the shore. I saw four, my mom saw three. This was by far the brightest sighting of the orbs we had that night. Unfortunately, I did not capture this sighting on video.

The next two sightings occurred at 9:35 and 9:38. I captured both of these on video. Each of these two sightings were of what seemed to be a solitary orb ejecting another orb. The original orb would fade out and the ejected orb would eject another orb before fading out. These seemed to be much further out over the ocean – maybe as far out as a mile but difficult to say with certainty.

At around 9:43 another appeared. I was trying to mount my camera phone (iPhone 6s) to the tripod while filming and accidentally switched it from video mode to picture mode. I ended up with several blurry pictures, but one that was somewhat clear. I included this picture in the video. I didn’t get a very good look at this orb as I was frantically trying to get my phone mounted.

The last sighting was around 9:50 and it seemed to be very far out to sea. It blinked out just before I had the chance to get any footage of it.

My family has been vacationing at Myrtle Beach for years. I had heard that this was a UFO hot spot and I had always hoped to see the strange light phenomenon the locals were talking about. I never saw anything out of the ordinary in any of my previous vacations there. I guess I just got lucky – because this time I did! Video link: