EVENT DATE: 4:43 p.m., October 1, 2014
REPORT DATE: October 3, 2014
LOCATION: Potter County, Pennsylvania
Story by Roger Marsh
Originally published October 3, 2014
Witnesses in Potter County, PA, report capturing a UFO in a photograph taken about 4:43 p.m. on October 1, 2014, according to testimony in Case 60310 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.“My daughter and I were going to town and decided to take a couple of fall pictures with my phone,” the reporting witness stated. “The two pictures I took were less than a minute apart – maybe 5-10 seconds. The first picture, there is nothing in sky, just weird smoke circles noticed by my mother when we were looking at the pictures. The second picture has an object in it that we cannot explain.”
The witness uploaded seven images with the MUFON report, which was filed October 3, 2014.
Pennsylvania MUFON Field Investigator Guy Ruff closed this case as an Unknown.
Potter County is located in north-central Pennsylvania, population 18,080. Pennsylvania MUFON is investigating. The above quotes were edited for clarity. Pennsylvania has a current UFO Alert Rating of 3 with a high number of recent reports nationally. Pennsylvania had 26 UFO reports in August 2014 – the 6th highest reporting state – while California had 99 reports as the highest reporting state. The above quotes were edited for clarity. Please report UFO activity to MUFON.com.
The UFO Alert Rating System is based on five levels – 1 through 5 – where states with 150 or more reports for the month are rated an Alert 1; states with 100 or more reports are rated an Alert 2; 25 reports or more for the month are rated an Alert 3; 13 or more reports are rated an Alert 4; and those states with less than 13 reports for the month are an Alert 5.