Last updated on June 1, 2024

Oregon UFO Sightings in 1984

This page aggregates and analyzes all UFO sighting reports made in Oregon during 1984.

How many Oregon UFO sightings were there in 1984?

  • There were 3 officially reported UFO sightings in Oregon in 1984.
  • In 1984, Oregon ranked #28 on the list of states with the most UFO sightings for that year.
  • Adjusted for population size, Oregon ranks #24 in the list of states with the most reported UFO sightings in 1984, with an average of 0.11 reports per 100,000 residents.

Oregon Cities with the most UFO Sightings in 1984

Rank City Number of Reports
1 Waldport, OR 1 UFO Reports
2 Eugene, OR 1 UFO Reports
3 Bandon, OR 1 UFO Reports

Oregon UFO Sightings Analysis

We analyzed all 3 UFO sighting reports in Oregon from 1984 to identify possible patterns and gain insight into the phenomenon:

Oregon UFO Sighting Reports in 1984

This is a sampling of 20 Oregon UFO reports from 1984, presented as they were submitted other than paragraph breaks added for easier readability where necessary.

You can click the 'Report' link to view the original report along with any photos that may have been submitted to the National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC).

Waldport, OR

Full Report Text:

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. Bright light of a fast moving craft frightened me in the night on the Oregon Coast. I moved to the ORegon coast in summer of 1984.

I am guessing the date to be in October of that year. I was up late. My husband was asleep in our travel trailer which we were living in at the time.

An unfinished cabin was on our property, where we had our belongings stored, and our dogs were sleeping out there. I walked over to the cabin, checking on my pets. There was a window facing west to the ocean.

Our place is about one quarter mile up a hillside from the beach. I looked out the window at the night sky, which is clear and pretty there when it is cold. A point of light in the sky began to grow rapidly.

There was no sound at all. It grew brighter and larger, and closer. I cannot tell you how I know that it was closer, I just know.

For some reason it made me afraid (other than it was unusual) The dogs moved from the middle of the room and crouched against the west wall, to the left of the window, looking upwards at the window and whining. I could not hear any sound, but it seemed that they could. The light grew so bright, it seemed to spread outward from a center point and lit up the entire sky.

Again, I don't know why I was so afraid, but I crouched down in the corner with the dogs against that west wall, so that I could not possibly be seen from the "sky". This "object" seemed to be now very low in the sky. From peeking out the window from time to time, it was my impression that it was moving very slowly to the north, but very near to the tree line.

Then the light seemed to be "sucked in" to the center point again. Then what was left at the center concentration moved suddenly and extremely fast in a Northwest direction and was gone out of my sight. The dogs would not come out of the corner for some time.

I was afraid, and went back to the trailer and woke up my husband to tell him what I had seen. He didn't take me seriously and just went back to sleep. Eventually I managed to get back to sleep.

In the morning, I heard a radio report from the Salem area (towards the center of! the Sta te, about 70 miles away) that lots of people had called in the night before reporting seeing lights. They were making fun of the reports, and I didn't hear anything else about it. If I could liken the craft to something that was normal I would describe it as a helicopter search light, except there was dead silence, and the light was so incredibly bright and actually "grew" outward to fill the sky.

I felt like it was "searching" for something. dumn, I know, but it is the only way I can describe it. I guess I got scared because my instinct told me not to let myself be seen.

….

10/01/84 1:00 AM

UFO Shape: light

Lasted: 10 minutes

Report

Bandon, OR

Full Report Text:

oregon coast rectangle football field sized white square lights Me and a freind where looking out our parked car window at about 9 PM. We both noticed what seemed to be a star moving from north to south.We got out to look it approached very quickly and then slowed to what seemed like a few mph.

We saw 2 vertical square white lights approx. 100 feet above us.As the obect passed over us the vertical lights went out of view and we could see a set of horizontal white lights.

Then a set of blue square lights swept back at not quite a 45 degree angle.Then another set of white lights.All of the lights where non radiant but bright and solid.

As far as i could tell the object was about the size of a football field.It moved from then north to south southeast.As soon as it had passed over us it appeared as a star and quickly moved over the horizon.

It made a slight humming noise.The night was very clear and dark stars where extremely visible. I recently talked to someone who gave the same description of an object during the same time period but in broad daylight within a mile of my sighting.

The only difference was that he and the person with him heard the obejct.I had never told anyone of my sighting so i was shocked to hear another account. ((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information.

PD)).

06/01/84 9:00 PM

UFO Shape: rectangle

Lasted: 5

Report

Eugene, OR

Full Report Text:

Large Black colored triangle shaped ship. Eugene, OR 1984 A large trianglar craft was hovering silently about 30 in the air, along side the road. About 50 feet from the road.

The craft was about 40 feet across. It had flat sides that were about 4 feet thick. and looked to be made of metal, a dark none-metalic looking in color, with a lot of tubes and stuff all over it.

There were three bright white lights, one on each corner, with a bright silver metalic colored ring around each light that was spinning. The rings had slits in them. There was a small red light in the middle that floated down to the ground and back up.

There was a strong blowing wind or breeze. but no sound at all. Other people were pulling off the side of the road to watch it.

We left as soon as we discovered that it wasn't anything we'd ever seen before. I was only 17 years old, and my boyfriend at the time was 20, it scared as to death. The next day it was on the local radio.

((NUFORC Note: Date in March 1984 is approximate. PD)).

03/01/84 10:00 PM

UFO Shape: triangle

Lasted: 10 minutes

Report

Oregon UFO Sightings From 1984 By Shape

This is a standardized set of shapes a UFO report can be filed under.

Shape / Appearance Sightings % Of Total
Light 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports
Triangle 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports
Rectangle 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports

Oregon UFO Sightings From 1984 By Month

This data point is an aggregation of all UFO reports by the month the sighting occured in.

Month Sightings % Of Total
October 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports
March 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports
June 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports

Oregon UFO Sightings From 1984 By Weekday

This data point is an aggregation of all UFO reports by the day of the week the sighting occured on.

Weekday Sightings % Of Total
Monday 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports
Thursday 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports
Friday 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports

Oregon UFO Sightings From 1984 By Date (Top 5)

This data point is an aggregation of all UFO reports by the date the sighting occured on, limited to the top 5 dates with the most sightings.

Date Sightings % Of Total
10/01/84 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports
03/01/84 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports
06/01/84 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports

Oregon UFO Sightings From 1984 By Time

This data point is an aggregation of all UFO reports by the time of day the sighting occured during. We took logical 4 hour windows in order to split the day into early morning, morning, afternoon, evening, night, and late night buckets for this analysis.

Time Of Day Hours Sightings % Of Total
Night 20:00 - 23:59 2 reported sightings 66.67% of all reports
Late night 00:00 - 03:59 1 reported sightings 33.33% of all reports

All Oregon Cities with reported UFO sightings in 1984

These are running counts of how many UFO sighting reports were filed per city in Oregon, in 1984

City Number of Reports View Reports
Waldport 1 UFO Reports Waldport UFO Sightings in 1984
Eugene 1 UFO Reports Eugene UFO Sightings in 1984
Bandon 1 UFO Reports Bandon UFO Sightings in 1984

Other Years with Reported UFO Sightings in Oregon

These are running counts of how many UFO sighting reports are filed per year in Oregon.

Year Number of Reports View Reports
2024 11 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2024
2023 95 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2023
2022 99 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2022
2021 97 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2021
2020 241 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2020
2019 134 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2019
2018 101 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2018
2017 127 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2017
2016 171 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2016
2015 216 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2015
2014 228 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2014
2013 189 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2013
2012 181 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2012
2011 116 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2011
2010 85 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2010
2009 80 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2009
2008 93 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2008
2007 113 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2007
2006 79 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2006
2005 108 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2005
2004 93 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2004
2003 94 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2003
2002 97 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2002
2001 116 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2001
2000 99 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 2000
1999 106 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1999
1998 59 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1998
1997 39 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1997
1996 29 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1996
1995 74 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1995
1994 12 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1994
1993 6 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1993
1992 6 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1992
1991 5 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1991
1990 6 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1990
1989 7 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1989
1988 3 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1988
1987 5 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1987
1986 3 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1986
1985 6 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1985
1984 3 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1984
1983 3 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1983
1982 1 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1982
1981 8 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1981
1980 6 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1980
1979 5 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1979
1978 7 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1978
1977 7 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1977
1976 6 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1976
1975 2 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1975
1974 3 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1974
1973 3 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1973
1972 4 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1972
1971 2 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1971
1970 2 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1970
1969 4 UFO Reports Oregon UFO Sightings in 1969