Mysterious Booms and Shakings Felt From the Outer Banks to York County – August 23 2013
People reported their homes shaking, things falling off the walls and even hearing odd sounds from the Outer Banks to York County at around 8:00 a.m on August 23 2013.
As stated by WVEC:
The U.S. Geological Survey told 13News Now there was a sonic boom reported in Norfolk at 8:00 a.m., but officials didn’t have information on the source of the boom. A sonic boom is caused by planes flying faster than the speed of sound. (Source)
Loud Booming Sounds in Australia – August 22 2013
A loud noise heard all around the eastern Darling Downs had southern Queenslanders scratching their heads, until the Air Force put up their hand.