CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. (WVEC) -- Hilton, the 12 foot, 1326 pound white shark pinged off the coast of North Carolina near Cape Lookout.

According to OCEARCH Global Shark Tracker, Hilton pinged on Thursday at 2:16 p.m.

The mature shark was tagged on March 3 of this year at Hilton Head in South Carolina. Since then, he has traveled a total of 6356.9 miles.

Hilton last pinged on December 13 near Hatteras, N.C., and before that on December 10 he was just off the Coast near Ocean City, Maryland.

Ocearch is an organization dedicated to the telemetry, conservation and study of keystone marine species. For more information and to track Hilton in real time, click HERE.