MUFON Releases Monthly Sightings Report for April 2015

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Each month, MUFON releases a statistical break-down of UFO reports by country and state. These numbers are gathered from MUFON’s case management system (CMS).

In April, the United States saw 545 reports filed through CMS. Out of the American states, California and Florida saw the most reports with 66 and 49, respectively.

See the full statistical report, including the state-by-state breakdown and international numbers, below the fold.

In April 2015, there were 709 sightings reported to MUFON through CMS from the following countries:

Country Number of Reports
UNITED STATES 545
CANADA 55
UNITED KINGDOM 31
INDIA 7
AUSTRALIA 6
BRAZIL 5
ITALY 4
VIET NAM 3
ARGENTINA 3
PUERTO RICO 3
MEXICO 3
TURKEY 3
AFGHANISTAN 2
NEW ZEALAND 2
PHILIPPINES 2
BELGIUM 2
IRELAND 2
ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN 2
FRANCE 2
SPAIN 2
CHILE 2
COTE D'IVOIRE 1
REPUBLIC OF KOREA 1
CUBA 1
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO 1
PORTUGAL 1
BAHAMAS 1
SWITZERLAND 1
MALAYSIA 1
BULGARIA 1
BAHRAIN 1
CHINA 1
PERU 1
PAKISTAN 1
POLAND 1
GREECE 1
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 1
COLOMBIA 1
BELIZE 1
SOUTH AFRICA 1
GUATEMALA 1
LITHUANIA 1
TURKMENISTAN 1
IRAQ 1
TOTAL: 709

Within the United States, the distribution by state was as follows:

State Number of Reports
California 66
Florida 49
Texas 36
Michigan 26
New York 25
Oregon 22
Ohio 21
Arizona 20
Illinois 20
Pennsylvania 19
North Carolina 16
Missouri 15
Washington 15
Massachusetts 13
Minnesota 12
Colorado 11
New Jersey 11
Kentucky 10
New Mexico 10
Oklahoma 9
Georgia 8
Arkansas 8
Maryland 8
Nevada 8
Virginia 8
Wisconsin 7
Connecticut 6
Kansas 6
Mississippi 6
Utah 5
New Hampshire 5
West Virginia 5
Tennessee 4
Vermont 4
Indiana 4
Alabama 3
Iowa 3
Delaware 3
South Carolina 3
Alaska 2
Louisiana 2
Montana 2
Maine 2
Nebraska 2
Idaho 2
North Dakota 1
Hawaii 1
Rhode Island 1

Shapes of Objects Reported:

Shape of Object Number of Reports
Sphere 144
Other 73
Triangle 68
Disc 67
Star-like 57
Circle 50
Oval 30
N/A 27
Fireball 27
Cylinder 25
Unknown 23
Square/Rectangular 21
Boomerang 21
Cigar 16
Diamond 13
Chevron 9
Flash 9
Blimp 8
Cone 7
Egg 4
Teardrop 4
Saturn-like 3
Bullet/Missile 2
Cross 1

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