The MUTUAL UFO Network (MUFON) received a total of 740 UFO reports for the month of December where 507 originated in the U.S., according to statistics released January 1, 2018.
The U.S. was the top reporting country at 507; with Canada at 59; and the United Kingdom at 43.
The four leading report states in December were California, 85 reports; Florida, 43; and Arizona, 36. Other states with 10 or more reports include: Texas, 33; Illinois, 26; Colorado, 23; Virginia, 18; Missouri and North Carolina, 15; Washington, 12; Oregon and Pennsylvania, 11; and Georgia, Ohio, and New Jersey with 10.
The Sphere remains the most-reported UFO shape at 117 cases. A Triangle shape was the second-most reported at 68. A Circle shape was third with 67 and then a Disc with 60. Cases where the object was less than 500 feet was 238, and 122 reports include testimony where the object was less than 100 feet.
Most impressively, there were 25 reports of UFOs landing, hovering or taking off. No entity reports were received.
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