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If you have ever wondered if we are alone in the galaxy, you are not a strangeness in space.

Over 379,000 people have signed up for a Facebook event to raid Area 51 in the south Nevada in an effort to "see them aliens". Another 396,000 interviewees identified themselves as "interested" on the event page on Thursday evening.

"When we drive [N]we can move faster than their bullets," it says in the event description, making a humorous reference. A Japanese manga character known for his outstretched arms and head forward.

The site invites respondents to meet on September 20 at the Area 51 Alien Center, a combined diner, convenience store, and brothel in the Amargosa Valley, Nevada, approximately 140 km from Las Vegas.

Although the event is still months away, social media users have begun to speculate on what could be in the high-caliber Air Force facility in the Nevada desert.

The institution has long been the subject of conspiracy theories. Many speculate that it may be the government's hiding place for extraterrestrial and UFO secrets.

But those hoping for an alien sighting may want to look elsewhere – Nevada occupies only 13th place in the country for unexplained aircraft sightings. The state of Washington was first on the list.

And strange things have happened as far as extraterrestrials are concerned – an incident of 25 years ago, in which hundreds of people reported seeing UFOs on Lake Michigan, remains unresolved.

The organizers of the event may not be so curious as to know the truth: a post on the page with a detailed "schedule" for the event contained a disclaimer below.

"Hello US Government, this is a joke and I have no intention of implementing this plan," wrote a Facebook user named Jackson Barnes.

"I'm not responsible for people actually storming Area 51," he said.

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