Tag Archive for mystery noise

15 Credibility Street #4: A virtual flood of news – bad, good, real, fake and otherwise

In this episode, after a disheartening election result, we spend time catching up on other questionable claims reviewing all the news stories posted since last time. Alaska river monster Canadian ping Quack loses license in Florida American eagles down the drain Earthquake lights over New Zealand Nostradamus and others “predicting” election results Fake News never…

Igloolik mystery sound sounds mysterious, but the story leaves us cold

Stories about strange sounds are always suspicious. This recent news about a very northern mystery noise is no exception. In this piece from CBC news (Canada) – Mysterious ‘ping’ sound from sea floor baffles Igloolik – I found a number of assumptions, guesses, and no good data to support the allegations that there is a strange…

Bang bang! Mystery noise in Edinburgh

News driblet: Alarmed Leith residents have been left puzzled after being awoken by the sound of loud bangs in the early hours of this morning. Source: Mystery over loud bangs heard in Leith – Edinburgh Evening News The noise in the Lindean Place and Primrose Street areas was reported to police – but officers are…

Mystery sound closes restaurant

News driblet: A mysterious booming sound that appears to have originated at Sam’s Chowder House in downtown Palo Alto shook up the neighborhood but investigators say they don’t know what triggered it. Source: Palo Alto:Sam’s Chowder House temporarily closes after mysterious booming sound – San Jose Mercury News The boom could have been venting gas.…

Loud noise, little earthquake in New Zealand

Disruptive noise in New Zealand sounds like an earthquake. Loud, rumbling noise a mystery for Wanganui region. Mystery surrounds the origins of a loud rumbling noise heard in the wider Wanganui region overnight. The noise happened between 10.15pm and 10.30pm and was heard from Turakina to Waitotara. It was loud enough to shake the ground…

The “hum” caused by ocean waves

A geophysicist has proposed that the “hum” some people hear is caused by the interaction of ocean waves with the coast. Has the mystery of the Grimsby hum been solved? | Grimsby Telegraph. A mystery hum that has plagued people in the Grimsby area for more than a decade could have been solved – by French scientists.…

Mystery booms of Idaho explosively explained

In the leftovers of 29 December, we posted a link to a story about mystery booms in Idaho. Another mysterious explosion heard in Bingham County; residents in Riverside say boom shook their homes This has now apparently been solved; it was exploding targets. Bingham County Sheriff: Exploding targets are source of mystery “booms” Bingham County Sheriff…

UK is booming – What was that noise?

There has been a wave of mystery booms across the UK leaving people to speculate wildly on the possible causes. The Big Bang Theory: Was it UFOs, fireworks or a sonic boom that caused loud noises in skies above Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and the UK on Saturday? | Gloucestershire Echo. Did you hear the mysterious series…

Auckland NZ booms reported (UPDATE: Solved)

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

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…

Mystery booms in central Florida

A local news station in Florida has been inundated with emails and Facebook posts from people who said they are hearing booming sounds at the same time every night. The Sheriff can’t figure it out. The reports of window-rattling booms are coming from St. Cloud, Kissimmee and even as far away as Haines City in Polk…

Strange noise from industrial process irritating to residents

Industrial noise bothers a neighborhood. Exeter residents complain of ‘weird’ continuous loud noise heard across the city | Exeter Express and Echo. Exeter residents have reported a continuous loud noise across the city this morning – and it looks like it could last another three weeks. The ‘weird sound’ has been heard in and around…

Early morning strange sound recorded in St. Paul

We’ve covered dozens of stories of strange sounds. This is a new situation, reported by NPR. Strange howling sound awakens St. Paul- Minnesota Public Radio News. […] a distant, howling scraping sound woke people up about 4 a.m. this morning in St. Paul’s Highland Park and Mac-Groveland neighborhoods. Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/mprnews/morning-sound The best guess is that…

Hmm. Mysterious noise in Surbiton investigated.

Not much info on this but the local council has given residents noise diaries to keep notes on what they describe is an annoying low-frequency hum that has been bothering them for weeks. They hear it day and night but the source is unknown. Mysterious humming sound leaves residents baffled – council issues noise diaries…

Noisy booms in Kentucky baffles locals

Don’t panic. Ah… too late. Unexplained “booms” leaving local neighborhoods shaken. For the past two days in a row, people in the Local 6 area have reported hearing loud, jolting booms. The story we first posted Saturday night has more than 500 comments from people who say they have all heard and felt the same…

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

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.…