Midnight In The Desert — booms

Brilliant Fireball Shakes Southeastern Michigan with 2.0 Earthquake

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Brilliant Fireball Shakes Southeastern Michigan with 2.0 Earthquake

A brilliant fireball lit up the night sky over southern Michigan Tuesday (Jan. 16), dazzling skywatchers lucky enough to see it. Many more felt the earth shake from the meteor's sonic boom, according to media reports. The meteor occurred at 8:10 p.m. CST and registered as a 2.0 magnitude earthquake, officials with the National Weather Service wrote in an alert. The American Meteor Society has received 399 sightings of the brilliant fireball, which lit up social media. Take a look at some of those sightings: Space.comn

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Loud "Booms" Occurring All Around the World Leave Experts Scratching Their Heads

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Loud "Booms" Occurring All Around the World Leave Experts Scratching Their Heads

Mysterious boom sounds have baffled people all over the planet throughout the past year. There have been 64 recorded incidents within the last 12 months, with the majority heard on the east coast of the USA, but also reported everywhere from the Middle East to Australia. Experts have no clear answer as to the cause of these sounds, but theories range from Leonid shower meteorites exploding in the atmosphere to supersonic aircrafts. The most recent bang resounded over the US state of Alabama on November 14. Dubbed “Bama boom,” the noise shook houses and terrified locals. Residents notified authorities of...

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Strange Boom in Alabama Has NASA Puzzled and Locals Alarmed

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Strange Boom in Alabama Has NASA Puzzled and Locals Alarmed

Alabama residents don’t need anything more (no pun intended) to worry about right now and they certainly don’t need any more (see previous note) unwanted publicity, but they’re demanding answers from NASA, the military, local officials and anyone else who will listen to their reports of a mysterious loud boom that thousands heard on November 14th, 2017. Should they be worried? Praying? Digging a bunker? Moving? “Birmingham area law enforcement agencies said they’ve received reports, and so has St. Clair County EMA. The areas that experienced whatever it was include Arab, Oxford, Anniston, Hayden, Kimberly, Center Point, Jasper and Gardendale...

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Mysterious Daily Booms Have Small Town in California Looking to the Sky

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Mysterious Daily Booms Have Small Town in California Looking to the Sky

A mysterious booming noise in a small California town has residents baffled, and has sparked many conspiracy theories. Every weekday, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., a thunderous noise rocks through Sonora, California, according to locals. The cause of the mysterious booms remains a mystery, with local residents pointing to everything from mining operations to aliens. Glen White, a local teacher and geologist who has researched the sound extensively, told local ABC affiliate KXTV-TV that he thinks the noise comes from bombs and grenades exploding. White said he believes the explosions come from an Army depot outside of Hawthorne, Nevada,...

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Unexplained Booms in Alhambra, California

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Unexplained Booms in Alhambra, California

March 16, 2016 Alhambra, California - Since February 2016, there have been several very loud booms — “like half a stick of dynamite" exploding close by. People call authorities, police investigate, USGS checks seismic records and there are no tremors, military say there are no planes breaking sound barriers. No answers. Similar unexplained and repeating booms have been reported on the East Coast since January 2016. Fox News reported on March 9, 2016: Emanuel Pascual heard the strange sounds on five separate occasions in February and even tweeted about it. "When the explosions happen you look outside and there is...

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