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Occurred : 4/16/2012 18:00 (Entered as : 04/16/2012 18:00)
Reported: 4/18/2012 6:30:56 PM 18:30
Posted: 5/13/2012
Location: Oakland, CA
Shape: Disk
Duration:5 minutes
Floating flat disc seen in Oakland CA

Upon exiting a store, my husband noticed a dark colored object in the sky and pointed it out to me. This object was floating about two miles away and was relatively close to the earth in comparison to an airplane that was also flying near by. At first, I was convinced that it was a kite or something, but as it came nearer it became obvious that it wasn't a kite or balloon or anything that could float for so long on its own. We stood watching it in the parking lot of a Home Depot for about 5 minutes as it came directly above us. It was clearly a very, very flat surface and was actually moving quite slowly, as if being carried by the wind. Yet, the air was still and there was no strong wind whatsoever to propel it. It tettered back and forth from side to side, but for the most part, we could only see the bottom of the aircraft. We watched it until it was out of sight. It was still very light outside, yet no one else seemed to see it.