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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/20/2020 21:30 (Entered as : 08/20/20 21:30)
Reported: 8/23/2020 9:08:09 AM 09:08
Posted: 8/27/2020
Location: Murrells Inlet, SC
Shape: Light
Duration: 5-10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Two bright white lights hovered over the ocean, then became blinking lights as it flew out over the ocean.

We saw 2 equal distant horizontal random blinking lights high in the sky. At first we thought they were 2 planes but they stayed the same distance apart and, unlike planes that you can always see a solid light in addition to the blinking wing lights, these were completely dark in between the flashes. There was also no sound (we heard planes flying over many times that were that high in the sky and you could hear their engines).

We watched it come from west to east across the sky and then it stopped over the ocean. The 2 blinking lights became solid, bright white/yellow lights and it hovered silently over the ocean for a minute. The lights were horizontal to the ocean, seemingly looking toward the beach. Then the solid lights went out and the blinking lights started again and it flew out over the ocean toward the horizon. Minutes later we saw 6-8 more blinking lights out on the horizon far away, moving south slowly (left to right) before they just disappeared one at a time.