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    ......heard here just after 9pm last night. Shook the cottage and got myself plus all the neighbors outside to see what happened. I'm situated in the Kawartha area of Ontario, nearest city being Peterborough. Noise seemed to be NE of us but for an hour or two after the bang people from the area were driving in their vehicles down our way just to investigate. Police have also been looking all night and besides the reports of a loud explosion, they have nothing else to go on. I casually mentioned to a neighbor that it could have been a meteor explosion. One person who was outside at the time said they thought there was a streak of lightning low in the sky just prior to the boom. However last night was clear sky.

    We just had the Perseids and a few weeks ago saw some streaks in the sky. How long do thes this event last and could what we all heard last night be related to the annual shower? Are satellites capable of picking up a large meteor streaking across the sky or of a subsequent explosion? Anyways, authorities still trying to track things down now that it's daylight. What bothers me is that no one seems to have seen any sparks, flames or glow.


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    Could it have been a frost quake?

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryoseism


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    Quote Originally Posted by PhDemon View Post
    Could it have been a frost quake?

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryoseism
    Although it was coldest night of summer the temperature was around 8C. Can't believe so many people heard it yet no one seems to have really seen anything other than one neighbor who thinks he saw a lightning bolt just prior. Sonic boom maybe, there is a Canadian Armed Forces Air Force base nearby but no one saw or heard a jet plane at that time. Can a large chunk of space rock enter atmosphere without at least being bright enough to see? Maybe they just haven't found the dead guy responsible for it yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zinjanthropos View Post
    ... nearest city being Peterborough.
    Peterborough, England similarly affected. This place is flat, very flat. Is it so where you live?

    https://www.sott.net/article/108580-...g-a-sonic-boom
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    Quote Originally Posted by ox View Post
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    ... nearest city being Peterborough.
    Peterborough, England similarly affected. This place is flat, very flat. Is it so where you live?

    https://www.sott.net/article/108580-...g-a-sonic-boom
    Quite hilly actually. Latest has authorities still puzzled. Consensus seems to be sonic boom. No one knows for sure
    *I'm in Fowlers Corners, OPP is our provincial police
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    Could it be the Russians? One way or another I blame them for the unexplained. From the Loch Ness Monster to alien invaders (which always appear near to military bases).

    (Cossacks were rumoured to land in Scotland at start of WW1, and the myth of the LNM began soon after).
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/106...ally-from.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by ox View Post
    Could it be the Russians? One way or another I blame them for the unexplained. From the Loch Ness Monster to alien invaders (which always appear near to military bases).
    Must be something to it, military bases and associated weirdness, happens too often near these places.
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