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13% of all UFO sightings in Arizona are spotted in Tucson

Sourced through National UFO Reporting Center
Posted at 3:44 PM, Mar 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-25 18:44:08-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — According to the National UFO Reporting Center's online database, 13% of all UFO sightings in Arizona are spotted in Tucson.

The non-profit Washington State corporation has a four-decade-old compilation of eye-witness testimonies.

This collection of reports reveals 604 of the 4,639 documented UFO sightings in Arizona are Tucson based.

The Grand Canyon state only accounts for 3.64% of the country's total of 127,302.

Arizona's latest spotting happened in Phoenix Thursday, March 3 at about 8 in the morning. A witness described it as egg shaped.

In addition to having a vast database, the center also includes explanations for what people may assume is a UFO, but is actually not.

Anyone interested in filing a report may do so on their website.

The National UFO Reporting Center says it's currently seeking non-profit recognition through the federal government.


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