The film, taken by a man as he drove his car in the city of Morelia, has left Ufologists abuzz.
The 40 second clip has been added to YouTube by a man named Carlos Arriola, who said he had seen a “UFO”.
The video shows a strange black sphere hovering in the sky, travelling in one direction at a slow speed before changing direction.
UFO expert Scott C Waring said the video clearly shows an alien spacecraft.
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Writing on the UFO Sightings Daily website, he said: “This is a dark disk moving slowly over a busy road in Morelia, Mexico.
“The person recording the UFO did an outstanding job since they were also driving the car.
A close-up shot of the aircraft above a Mexican city
“In the video, we get to see its smooth movement and its disk edge.
“It moves gracefully and silently over the city.
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The object was spotted above a busy road in Mexico
“It’s rare to see such a close up of a real UFO.
“Savour the moment guys. It’s 100 per cent real.”
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Flying saucer above highway, real or not?
It’s rare to see such a close up of a real UFO
Scott C Waring
The strange craft, spotted on March 27, has since enthralled the local area.
A newspaper in the city described it as a “strange black object”, before concluding it was a "UFO".