WELLFLEET, MASS. (WHDH) - A swimming location on Cape Cod was ordered closed for an hour on Tuesday after a confirmed great white shark sighting.

The shark was spotted in the area of Maguire Landing Beach in Wellfleet and the area was closed to swimming until 1:50 p.m. following a ping from a receiver, according to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app.

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