Map shows reported UFO sightings over Merseyside

Our interactive map shows how many UFO sightings have been reported across Merseyside in the last four years.

In the last four years there have been close to 2,000 UFOs spotted over the UK and our map shows the locations where the most sightings have happened across the UK.

UFOs were a huge talking point worldwide in February 2023 as the skies across the USA were the focus of media attention when multiple 'balloons' were seen floating across the length of the country before the US military shot them down.

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For the year up until January 31, 2024, there were 395 UK UFO sightings reported, according to an annual report from the research group UFO Identified. This is a 20% drop from 497 sightings in 2022 and lower than in 2021 (413) and 2020 (484).

Information was taken from social media, newspaper reports, and over 50 Freedom of Information requests, as well as from reports made directly to UFO spotter groups around the UK.

The area of the UK with the most reports for 2023 was the North West with 41, followed by the South East which had 40 reports. The North East wasn't a hot-spot for UFO sightings with only 13 reported last year.

You can see the UFO encounters documented where you live in the last four years using our interactive map below.

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