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29 December 2018, 01:11 | Vera Richards

New York City sky lights up bright blue after Queens power plant explosion

An eerie blue light sent conspiracy theorists into overdrive with many speculating about aliens or the end of days. It was actually an explosion at a power plant

The explosion caused a bright blue light that illuminated the NY skyline.

"I thought it was a terrorist attack".

'Investigating a transformer explosion at Astoria East & North Queens Con Ed power plant, ' the NYPD 114th Precint said on Twitter.

"It's a reminder that NY needs to accelerate efforts to phase out fossil fuels", Enck said. InsideEdition.com's Lisa Voyticki reports. De Blasio confirmed that the MTA (subway) now had power, but warned that there were currently delays on the 7 train. "The affected equipment was isolated to a single section within the substation", read a Friday morning statement from Consolidated Edison, the energy company that runs the Astoria substation.

Airport: LaGuardia Airport briefly lost power after the explosion, too. An air traffic control tower at the airport was running on a generator as of late Thursday night and some terminals were without power, local and airline officials said.

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La Guardia lost power as a result of the explosion and all flights were grounded.

"The fire is under control, will update as more info becomes available", it said.

"I'm sorry what???? The sky just turned blue????"

But despite the eerily glowing color, an alien invasion it was not.

Another woman wrote on Twitter, "The sky is flickering out here so u know aliens #Astoria #nyc #newyorkcity #coned".

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The issue caused a transmission dip in the area, and Con Edison crews responded with the Fire Department of New York, Con Edison said.

Smoke arose from the source of the blue light, visible from as far as Manhattan.

The FAA issued a ground stop at nearby LaGuardia Airport at 9:36 p.m. with a power outage.

"Why is the sky lit up bright blue in Queens New York City right now? We turned to the neighbor and said, 'I'm getting the f-k out of here, '" she said.

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