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USA: Eerie, pulsing blue light above NYC baffles New Yorkers 00:32

USA: Eerie, pulsing blue light above NYC baffles New Yorkers

United States, New York City
December 28, 2018 at 19:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

A transformer reportedly exploded at a Con Edison substation in New York City on Thursday, illuminating the dark sky with flickering blue light.

According to some reports, the sight caused uneasiness among local residents, who compared it to a scene of an apocalyptic sci-fi movie.

The New York Police Department tweeted: "No injuries, no fire, no evidence of extraterrestrial activity."

The explosion caused disruption in power in several areas, reportedly including a short power outage at the LaGuardia airport and the Rikers Island prison complex.

USA: Eerie, pulsing blue light above NYC baffles New Yorkers 00:32
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A transformer reportedly exploded at a Con Edison substation in New York City on Thursday, illuminating the dark sky with flickering blue light.

According to some reports, the sight caused uneasiness among local residents, who compared it to a scene of an apocalyptic sci-fi movie.

The New York Police Department tweeted: "No injuries, no fire, no evidence of extraterrestrial activity."

The explosion caused disruption in power in several areas, reportedly including a short power outage at the LaGuardia airport and the Rikers Island prison complex.

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