The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) received a total of 734 UFO reports for the month of August 2018 where 464 originated in the U.S., according to statistics released September 1, 2018.

The U.S. was the top reporting country at 464; Canada at 64; and United Kingdom at 60.

The four leading report states in June were Texas, 40 reports; California, 36; Florida, 33; and Colorado with 23. Other states with 10 or more reports include: Pennsylvania, 21; Ohio and New York, 20; Illinois, 18; Michigan, 17; New Jersey, 15; Missouri, 14; Indiana and North Carolina, 13; Oregon and Washington, 12; and Nevada with 10.

The Sphere remains the most-reported UFO shape at 124 cases. A Circle shape was the second-most reported at 76, and a Disc shape was third with 59. In 206 cases, the object was less than 500 feet away, and 116 reports include testimony where the object was less than 100 feet.

Most impressively, there were 26 reports of UFOs landing, hovering or taking off. No entity reports were received.

To review the CMS data yourself go to and click on “UFO Case Files” to 1.) Easily look at the Last 20 Sightings, or 2.) Do a customized search of the CMS database by date and/or location, or 3.) Logon to CMS for even more detailed UFO sighting information about your State and the World.

Read more about MUFON’s UFO Cases of Interest. ​



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