As Halloween is fast approaching, add this to the foreboding calendar date. Trick and treaters may want to take a glance into the night sky above their heads.

In 2019 alone there have been an amazing 58,551 UFO sightings!

What are the “most haunted” states in the U.S. based on where the most UFO sightings were made?

A new assessment has revealed the places in the U.S. and U.K. where you’re most likely to experience an alien encounter based on data from the National UFO Reporting Center.

Top spots

Since 1998, California has been victim to 13,767 UFO encounters crowning it the most haunted area of the USA, according to data analyzed by — an online greeting card marketplace group — via – an organization dedicated to the collection and dissemination of objective UFO data.

The Pentagon’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) was created to research and investigate Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) including numerous videos of reported encounters, three of which were released to the public in 2017.
Credit: U.S. Department of Defense/To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science

To flag the top spots, data was appraised from the years 1998 – 2019.

California was followed by Florida which took the second top spot with 6,693 UFO sightings.

Furthermore, data scrutinized from the National UFO Reporting Center has revealed that residents of London are the most likely to encounter alien life. Since 1998, London has been victim to 74 UFO encounters crowning it the most haunted area in the U.K.


Why collate the whereabouts of mysterious UFOs in the first place?

Explains a message from, they want to make sure that this Halloween “none of our customers get abducted by aliens (we care like that), and to give you the best chance of avoiding these unknown enigmas…so please if you want to wake up in your own bed on November the 1st make sure you avoid the following areas:

Credit: UFO Reporting Center

Credit: UFO Reporting Center

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