Monthly Statistical MUFON Report – for January 2015:

CMS continues to amass sighting reports from around the globe. In January 2015 there were 721 sightings reported to MUFON through CMS from the following countries;

Country Number of Reports
UNITED STATES 575
CANADA 41
UNITED KINGDOM 35
MEXICO 7
BRAZIL 6
PORTUGAL 6
AUSTRALIA 5
NEW ZEALAND 4
FRANCE 3
PUERTO RICO 2
INDIA 2
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO 2
KUWAIT 2
CHILE 2
GERMANY 2
INDONESIA 2
ITALY 2
GUATEMALA 1
ALBANIA 1
SWEDEN 1
BOLIVIA 1
ISRAEL 1
ALGERIA 1
CROATIA 1
MALTA 1
URUGUAY 1
GREECE 1
KENYA 1
SPAIN 1
UKRAINE 1
JORDAN 1
SLOVENIA 1
BANGLADESH 1
CHINA 1
COLOMBIA 1
COSTA RICA 1
PERU 1
SWITZERLAND 1
IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF 1
BAHAMAS 1
TOTAL: 721
Within the United States the distribution by State was as follows;

State Number of Reports
California 90
Florida 51
Texas 37
Pennsylvania 29
Arizona 28
New York 22
Oregon 20
Illinois 20
Missouri 18
New Jersey 15
Ohio 14
New Mexico 14
North Carolina 14
Georgia 13
Tennessee 12
Washington 12
Michigan 11
Maryland 10
Utah 10
Colorado 9
Wisconsin 9
Alabama 8
Massachusetts 8
Mississippi 8
South Carolina 8
Indiana 7
Louisiana 6
Idaho 6
Minnesota 6
Maine 5
Nevada 5
Oklahoma 5
Virginia 5
Connecticut 5
West Virginia 5
Kansas 4
Delaware 4
New Hampshire 3
Kentucky 3
Montana 2
Wyoming 2
Alaska 2
Arkansas 2
Rhode Island 2
North Dakota 1
Nebraska 1
District of Columbia 1
Hawaii 1
Vermont 1
South Dakota 1

Other interesting data points in CMS during January 2015 are the shape of the UFOs reported which were as follows;

Shape of Object Number of Reports
Sphere 135
Triangle 87
Star-like 71
Circle 66
Disc 59
Unknown 53
Other 48
Fireball 34
Oval 31
Cylinder 21
Boomerang 17
N/A 16
Square/Rectangular 15
Cigar 13
Blimp 11
Diamond 9
Chevron 8
Flash 8
Egg 7
Saturn-like 4
Teardrop 4
Cone 3
Bullet/Missile 1
as well as the distance from the observer;

Distance from Witness Number of Reports
< 100 ft 102
101-500 ft 101
501 ft – 1 Mile 152
Over 1 Mile 168
Unknown 237
NO VALUE 25
Most impressively there were 26 Landings, Hovering, or Takeoffs reported and 0 Entities observed.

To review the CMS data yourself go to www.mufon.com 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.

I hope you are enjoying our new internet based Sighting and Reporting System. For questions regarding its use please refer to the User Guide available on your CMS main menu screen. Please send your questions and/or suggestions to Tadd Buffington at taddmufon@gmail.com

Stay tuned to our Next MD/DC MUFON Meeting 4/18/2015

Our next MD/DC Meeting information:

Date: Saturday, 4/18

Location:¬† Bill Bateman’s Bistro
Address: Lochmanns Plaza Shopping Center, 566 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park, MD 21146
Phone:(410) 315-7960
Click here for Directions

Time: 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Speaker Information: As soon as we have a speaker confirmation, we will provide the topic and additional information.  

Notes: We are still looking for a DC and Towson locations for future meetings