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The “hum” caused by ocean waves

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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.…

Reports of reports: Mystery booms on each side of the U.S.

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More booms happening in Berkeley and central New Jersey. Some are thinking they may be noises from explosives or ammo. Big bang theory? Mystery earth-shaking booms rattle central N.J. residents | NJ.com. Mysterious, earth-shaking booms have been reported in recent weeks by dozens of Bordentown and Hamilton residents, and authorities are at a loss to…

UK is booming – What was that noise?

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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)

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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…

Two years of screetching and no answers? (UPDATE: Solved)

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See update below. Originally published 11 June 2014 Mystery noise bugs residents. They can’t figure it out. Neighbours tormented by mystery screeching noise plaguing entire housing estate – Bucks Herald. A group of neighbours are at their wits end after being plagued with a mysterious screeching sound for two years –but still no one can…

Source of Chicago neighborhood hum may be found

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One person took the matter into his own hands and found a possible explanation for the irritating humming noise in a Chicago neighborhood. Mysterious Hyde Park Hum Could Be Coming From Chimney, Man Says – Hyde Park – DNAinfo.com Chicago. A mysterious humming noise has returned to Hyde Park, perplexing neighbors, but this time there…

Early morning strange sound recorded in St. Paul

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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.

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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…

An earth shaking kaBOOM rattled Maryland

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Was this another frostquake? It seems not. A quake shook Ocean City, Maryland Thursday around noon. Mysterious ‘Boom’ Rattles Maryland | Maryland Earthquake | LiveScience. It was also heard in Annapolis. But after local construction and blasting were ruled out (and no military testing admission was forthcoming), people suspected an earthquake or a frost quake. The…

Mystery Boom in South Texas rattles neighborhood

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Mystery boom brings neighbors out of their houses in a South Texas neighborhood at 6:30 PM Sunday night. Mystery Boom Sound Frightens Residents – KiiiTV3.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend. Fire investigators are continuing to look for the source of a booming noise on the Southside of Corpus Christi that is leaving residents with…

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…

Mystery hum in Southampton is fish mating call

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There appears to be an explanation for the unknown and unnerving hum in Southampton. It’s not from industry but from nature. Scientists believe the noise could be being caused by midshipman fish looking for mates in an estuary nearby in Hythe, near Southampton in Hampshire. Mystery hum keeping people awake may be love-making fish –…

Low frequency noise bothers Southampton residents

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A low-frequency droning sound is causing sleepless nights in Hythe, Holbury and Dibden Purlieu. Mystery noise causes misery across the county (From Daily Echo). Southampton residents say they are being plagued by the same sound that is making life a misery for people living on the eastern edge of the New Forest. Gordon Windebank, 82,…

U.K. community hounded by sound (UPDATE: Bird scarer)

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Irritating noise is irritating to a town in the West Midlands, England. Halesowen residents driven to distraction by “mystery sound” (From Halesowen News). MYSTIFIED residents in Halesowen are being driven to distraction by a loud banging noise every 30 minutes for 12 hours a day. David Taylor contacted the Halesowen News after being unable to…

Mystery noise drives neighborhood insane

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A constant vibration keeps them up at night and is causing distress. Herbrandston residents ‘tortured’ by mystery low frequency noise. A group of Herbrandston residents have reached breaking point after a ‘torturous’ mystery noise made life in the village a ‘living hell’. Jane and Steve Ingram said life at their quiet Herbrandston home became unbearable…

Zug Island movie needs contributors to get up and humming

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Independent filmaker look for investors for movie about the hum. Pssssst, or bzzzzz! A film about the mysterious Windsor humming sound is raising money online | Detroit Free Press | freep.com. What’s that strange sound you hear? Could it be the buzz over a new crowd-sourcing campaign for a documentary about Windsor, Ontario’s mysterious humming…

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…

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…

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…

Windsor hum returns: Complaints flood in

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Windsor Hum back with a vengeance. After an “intense,” unsettling weekend, residents plagued by the mysterious hum are asking the federal government to take action. Robins lives near Dougall Avenue and Cabana Road and said this weekend he “could feel vibrations through the house.” Windsor Coun. Al Maghnieh said he was flooded with complaints Sunday…