Transformer explosion creates electric blue skyline in New York

Sophie Rosenbaum | AP

In this image taken from video, the night sky is illuminated in a bright, blue color after an explosion in the Queens borough of New York, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018.

Another posted a meme of an alien dancing over the skyline and someone else, a UFO.

"Am I witnessing an alien invasion?". Use promo code ANAL PROBE #bluelight'.

"You start to try and figure out what it can be, but nothing made sense".

Someone else added: 'Sort of depressing to know that the apocalypse will begin with people on Twitter posting, 'What the f*** was that'.

The fire department and Con Edison crews responded and restored all major transmission lines.

There were no injuries, but some residents reported temporary power outages.

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Because all FAA facilities at La Guardia are on generator power there was no interruption to air traffic control, FAA spokesman Greg Martin said. The airport has since regained power. He said the MTA had power, but there were delays on the 7 train and that power was "coming back on" at LaGuardia, but travellers should expect delays.

The New York Police Department (NYPD) later confirmed the light had been caused after a couple of transformer tipped offline at a substation.

The public is being advised to avoid the vicinity of the power plant on 20th Ave and 31st Street.

A neon blue light caused by transformer explosion in NY on Thursday led some residents to believe that "aliens had landed".

By about 10:13 p.m., Chief Terence Monahan of the Fire Department said on Twitter that there were no injuries as a result of the explosion. "Con-Ed, FDNY, PD, OEM all working on it".

Eric Phillips, a spokesman for Mayor de Blasio, said there were also reports of steam pressure disruption.

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