Join the news democracyWhere your votes decide the Top 100
A mystery boom was reportedly heard in Alabama this week - and nobody can work out why.
The boom, dubbed 'Bama Boom', shook multiple houses and was heard across the state, according to WBMA.
It is the latest in a series of booms heard across the planet -from Michigan to Manchester, San Diego to Swansea. In fact, 64 booms have been reported this year according to theNY Post.
Here's the scary sound caught the sound on video:
Even the Birmingham Alabama National Weather Service was stumped.
Though they theorised the source could be anything from supersonic aircraft to meteors exploding in the atmosphere, especially as the Leonid meteor shower peaks in November.
Re: loud boom heard: we do not see anything indicating large fire/smoke on radar or satellite; nothing on USGS indi… https://t.co/SiWweM3ip1 — NWS Birmingham (@NWS Birmingham)
In an interview shared on Facebook by meteorologist James Spann, Bill Cooke at Nasa said:
The signal could have been generated by a bolide, large supersonic aircraft or a ground explosion.
Can we all agree that the Bama Boom yesterday was just Eleven opening the portal to the upside down? Get your nail… https://t.co/LJH0bQLqKG — Anna Blackwell (@Anna Blackwell)
HT NY Post
More: The computer trying to solve the Zodiac Killer mystery is doing something really creepy