Map Shows UFO Hotspots After Thousands Of Sightings And Reappearance Of Mysterious Monolith

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A map published Monday details the locations of thousands of UFO encounters across the British Isles.

An enormous steel monolith appeared in Hay-on-Wye, Wales, (arguably the greatest town in the world) in March, prompting many locals to suggest the object is some type of alien technology, according to CBS News. In reality, the monoliths are 10- to 12-foot-tall pieces of metal artwork that have shown up in Utah, California, Romania and New Mexico, according to Vox, and now it is hanging out in Wales — a nation known for its ancient cultures that predate what the Romans never did for us.

Even though the monolith is probably just a poorly executed art prank, there are still countless reports across the British Isles of visitors from other worlds. Analysis by InYourArea revealed thousands of UFO sightings and other types of strange phenomena throughout the tiny nation since 2020.

In 2023 there were 395 UFO sightings, according to data collated from the research team at UFO Identified, social media, newspaper reports, 50 Freedom of Information Act requests and reports made directly to the group. This is a 20% drop compared to 2022, when almost 500 reports were made.

In 2021 and 2020, there were 413 and 484 UFO reports respectively. Some of these sightings included the traditional “glowing orbs” we’ve seen in multiple videos shared online. A flying saucer was also spotted over Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

Another report included 15 bright lights being chased through the sky by an Apache helicopter and two fighter jets. (RELATED: Bizarre Video Of ‘UFO’ Taken By Flight Attendant Over Europe)

More recent reports suggest that Stansted Airport in London is a “UFO hotspot” as mystery objects seemingly hurl themselves all over the skies above the runways. Pilots for the cheap and unhinged (like me) airline RyanAir said he saw a “black” object about 65 feet from his aircraft in November 2023 as he made his way out of Stansted.