What’s Up With All These Booms in Mason City, Iowa?

A frost explosion. A meteor sonic boom. Blown transformer. Trains. Tannerite. Fireworks. Build ups in the sewer line. Aliens. Yes. Aliens. All these have been offered up as possible culprits for a semi-regular, unexplained “boom” that’s been heard by residents of Mason City for the past few years. Map shows the most recent locations of booms heard and reported on … Continue reading

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Mysterious Late-Night Booms in Marlboro, New Jersey Remain Unexplained

Monday night’s mysterious “booms” that could be heard throughout the area remained a mystery Tuesday. Township Trustee Wayne Schillig surmised the noise might have come from someone illegally target-shooting at night. Police Chief Ron Devies was in the police station when both booms rang out — the first at 8 p.m. and the second at 8:45 p.m. “I was indoors … Continue reading

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Loud Boom Shakes Houses, Rattles Residents in Wichita, Kansas

A series of loud booms shook south Wichita Saturday afternoon, leaving thousands of people as far away as Haysville and Marion County wondering what caused them. Beginning around 1:40 p.m., Sedgwick County emergency dispatchers fielded many calls about “possible explosions.” A spokesperson from the National Earthquake Information Center says that their recording equipment has not shown evidence of an earthquake. … Continue reading

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Loud Boom Shook Homes in Branson, Missouri Area

Did you hear a boom Tuesday afternoon, too? Several viewers from Branson to Mountain Home shared with us they heard a loud boom around 4 p.m. They also say the boom shook their homes. Taney County Sheriff Jimmie Russell says his office received several calls throughout the county. He doesn’t know exactly what it is. He believes it could be … Continue reading

Loud Mystery Booms Has Fair Oaks Residents on Edge

A series of startling booms are being reported in northeastern Sacramento County. Residents say they’ve been hearing the noises for months and are looking for answers. The tranquility of Fair Oaks neighborhoods is being shattered by some mysterious nighttime noises. Homeowners say they’re being startled by loud booms in the late evening hours. One explosion was even caught on a … Continue reading

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Mysterious Booms that “Almost Felt Like an Earthquake” Rock Two North Carolina Counties

It rattles windows and wakes people up at night. Neighbors along the Wake and Franklin counties line contacted CBS 17 saying they’ve been hearing loud blasts late at night or early in the morning. “It almost felt like an earthquake,” Elizabeth Elliott said. Neighbors have been taking to Facebook and Nextdoor to write about the loud booming sounds or blasts. … Continue reading

Mysterious and Unexplained Booms Have Been Startling Residents of Desert Hot Springs

A big mystery is surrounding Desert Hot Springs after a series of powerful explosions has rocked the city. They shake windows and some residents describe them as small earthquakes. The blasts began a couple of months ago, the big booms have been shaking the foothill community. If you live in Desert Hot Springs, you’ve probably heard the mysterious booms that … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Residents Report Hearing Mysterious Explosions, Ground Shaking at Night

Investigators are trying to get to the bottom of puzzling reports from residents in northeastern Pennsylvania, who say they heard loud booms and felt the ground shake in the middle of night. Since April, people living miles apart in areas of neighboring Bucks and Lehigh counties have called police about hearing explosion-like sounds that apparently rattle their homes and shift … Continue reading

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Mysterious Loud Boom Accompanied by Shock Wave Rattles Central Oklahoma Homes

So of course they say it was freezing underground water that caused it…uh uh. via KFOR news: Some people in the S.E. metro reported a large “boom” along with a shock wave Monday evening. “Well, inside the house it sounded like maybe an M80 going off or dynamite. It was loud,” said John Smith. “Vibrations. Big boom. First the big … Continue reading

What’s Causing the Loud Booms Being Heard in Missouri?

No, you’re not crazy. Those loud booms you’ve been hearing? The city of Springfield wants to know more about them. City spokeswoman Cora Scott said Wednesday that the city has received two formal service requests and nine calls about the booms in the past few weeks. And after more booms were heard early Wednesday morning, many more people are chirping … Continue reading

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