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Auckland NZ booms reported (UPDATE: Solved)

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See update below. Originally published 18 Jun 2014 Mystery booms in New Zealand rattle residents. Mystery bangs and shaking in Auckland – national | Stuff.co.nz. A series of mysterious “explosions” have been reported across west and north Auckland, but police are mystified. Reports of loud ‘‘bangs’’ followed by houses shaking began about 5pm, in the…

Boom boom, it’s not great to be crazy

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It’s not thunder, it’s not gas explosions. What is causing the mystery booms in Highgate? More mystery ‘explosions’ in Highgate baffle experts. Noise experts are scratching their heads over mysterious “explosions” in Highgate – after dozens of residents reported hearing 
another loud bang this week. People living in the Shepherd’s Hill and Archway Road area…

Duncan Oklahoma mystery boom

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Poor Oklahoma with their quakes and booms. Duncan dispatchers field calls reporting mystery noise Stephens County deputies and Duncan police were left scratching their heads after dispatchers fielded dozens of calls reporting an unusually loud boom that sounded like an explosion. People reported hearing the boom from all areas of the city and county. Callers…

Fireball lit up the midwest after Christmas

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A fireball rattled the mid-west on the evening of December 26. “Whew that was a close call” Light, boom – bolide | BrainerdDispatch.com | Brainerd, Minnesota. There is no doubt in Jim Wentworth’s mind about what caused the flash of light and building-rattling boom Friday night. Wentworth’s Fire in the Sky Observatory near Nisswa is…

It’s just the normal noises here: Booming Kentucky, then a quake

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A sharp-eyed reader sent me this story about an earthquake last week in Kentucky that was preceeded by a mystery boom days before. Related? It’s a possibility. Small early-morning quake recorded in Bath County | State | Kentucky.com. A relatively small earthquake early Monday morning shook parts of Bath County, the Kentucky Geological Survey said.…

Another booming week across North America

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Mystery booms continue. We found stories from Arizona to Connecticut, even into Canada this week. More mysterious ‘booms’ reported in Verde Valley area – CBS 5 – KPHO. Last year, about this same time, residents in Verde Valley [Arizona] heard some mysterious, unexplained booms. Reports of similar booms are once again being called in to…

New Jersey shore booming (Sonic)

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Booms continue. Now, they are in the news and every one will be reported. It does not make for a trend and it does not point to one common cause. This one has precedent. Keep reading. Reports of Ground Shaking in South Jersey And Along the Shore. Tweets and Facebook comments posted late Tuesday afternoon…

Illinoise: All booms are NOT the same

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Some assumptions go wrong with this story… Mysterious ‘boom’ heard across region – News – The Daily American – West Frankfort, IL. Social media was abuzz this weekend following what is begin described as a “loud boom” that was heard all over Southern Illinois Saturday. The source of the noise is unknown and, according to…

Mystery booms continue in New York state

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Mystery booms are still heard around Genesee, New York. This article cites several incidents around the country and focuses on this particular area. Mysterious ‘booms’ still unexplained – The Daily News Online: News. It is a phenomena that has sparked curiosity throughout the country for several years now. The booms, however, have grown more frequent.…

West Virginia boom remains a mystery (Update: Solved)

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People are a bit nervous about mystery booms. What was that mystery boom? Even dispatchers aren’t sure  – Kanawha County – Charleston Daily Mail – West Virginia Kanawha emergency dispatchers were fielding dozens of Tuesday after a loud boom rocked several homes in Charleston and eastern Kanawha County. Dispatchers began receiving calls a little before…

Boom heard across New York-PA border on Sunday was explosive

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Loud boom jolts Southern Tier | WIVB.com. What was the “loud boom” numerous Chautauqua County residents say they heard Sunday evening? News 4 received several phone calls and Facebook messages from viewers in Jamestown, Lakewood, Busti, Kennedy, Delevan, Ashville and elsewhere in Chautauqua County, describing the strange phenomena they experienced. Our viewers report seeing and…

Mystery explosions rattle Indiana

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More booms, now in Indiana. Something definitely going ‘boom’ in the night Local residents, mostly on Evansville’s East Side and in Warrick County including Boonville, started reporting the mysterious sounds late Monday night. Additional reports of similar noises were also logged Tuesday night. Caleb Donahoo, 24, said he has heard the booms each night at…

Flash BOOM recorded in Salem, Mass

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People are hearing booms all over the place. It’s not an unusual thing. See BOOMS. But the causes can be very different. They can be fireworks (it was a holiday season), electric transformers blowing, sonic booms, shallow earthquakes or meteor explosions. This new boom, in Salem Massachusetts was caught on video. You’re Not Crazy, Mystery…

Booms in Guthrie may be linked to Thursday quake

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Residents may be surprised to know that earthquakes could be linked to these booming sounds. Mysterious boom heard in Guthrie | KFOR.com – Oklahoma City News & Weather from KFOR Television, Oklahoma’s News Channel 4. People living in Guthrie have been reporting a mysterious noise around town. Those who have heard it say it’s an…

The country is “booming” for the upcoming Doomsdate

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Unexplained booms were reported across the country last week. Most remain a mystery as to their source. They are reported at a time where people may be on edge regarding the upcoming Mayan Doomsdate. Mystery mongering sites have taken notice and associated them with a coming catastrophe. Monday night, in Rhode Island. House-rattling boom remains…

Sacramento Mystery Booms

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Source Of Loud Boom In Foothills A Mystery « CBS Sacramento. People from all over El Dorado County say they’re hearing loud booms several times a week, but there are many theories on what is causing them. “I thought it was thunder,” said one person. People who live near Pleasant Valley say their days have…

Wisconsin’s Boom Towns – Noises heard 80 miles from Clintonville (UPDATED: Earthquake)

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Similar Booms In Montello – www.nbc26.com. This may be just the beginning of the “booming mystery.”  Strange sounds are also being reported about 80 miles away in Montello.  Police there are also investigating the similar booms.  Tuesday night officials received several reports of a loud noise around 5:30 a.m.  They checked to see if anyone…

Wisconsin mystery booms unsolved (Updated: still occurring)

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For an updated story on this go here: Wisconsin Boom Towns Something’s rattling small Wisconsin town – CNN.com. Mysterious explosions. Unexplained shaking. Something’s going on in Clintonville, Wisconsin, but nobody seems to know what it is. The sounds — variously described as rattling pipes, clanging metal, thunder or firecrackers — have continued on and off…

Rumbling and Shaking Reported on Vancouver Island (Update: solved)

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Whole lotta shakin’, but it wasn’t an earthquake. Unusual shaking and rumbling reported around the capital region had people thinking “earthquake” – but, rest assured, there was no seismic event. Natural Resources Canada responded to public concerns by posting an explanation on its website, saying what was felt could have come from an “atmospheric source,”…