UFO Sightings Map:
This whole decade of the 1980s was slow with no clear waves.
Out of 1759 *U* listings worldwide, 889 were in North America, 852 of those
in the USA. There are few reports from Canada and Mexico.
North America: 1980s
Concentrations are partly due to regional UFO groups and writers.
Note the Florida panhandle, Puget Sound, the Hudson Valley,
Indiana, western Pennsylvania, and California.
A broad band extends from the Great Lakes to eastern Texas.
Another line runs South from the western Carolinas to Tampa, Florida.
Not shown here, are 496 European sightings, 67 in Australia-NZ,
101 in Asia, 85 in South America and another 27 in Africa.