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[*] posted on 20-3-2012 at 19:56
Mysterious booms in eastern Wisconsin...


http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_MYSTERIOUS_BOOMS_W...

Loud, powerful booms like quarrying or heavy trucks. But none around.

Hey, wasn't someone here asking if there's any else in the upper Midwest? :)
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[*] posted on 21-3-2012 at 08:38


A mildly intriguing article. Here's another <a href="http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/article/20120320/GPG0101/303200083/Update-videos-Clintonville-continues-search-booming-noises?odyssey=mod|ne wswell|text|GPG-News|s" target="_blank">more detailed article</a>.

Upper midwest, eh? I'm located in MN.




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[*] posted on 21-3-2012 at 15:53


A local news station in my area (Twin Cities, MN) just reported on this a few minutes ago. No details given aside from a 2 second sound/video-byte from a geophysicist, Harold Tobin, who said they know it's "not an earthquake swarm". I look forward to hearing the results of the seismic monitoring.

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[*] posted on 21-3-2012 at 17:59


Possibly the military could be testing a new type of pulse jet.
Particulary a spy plane called the "Aurora"
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[*] posted on 22-3-2012 at 05:32


the end



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[*] posted on 22-3-2012 at 06:20


Quote: Originally posted by AndersHoveland  
Possibly the military could be testing a new type of pulse jet.
Particulary a spy plane called the "Aurora"


In the middle of bumf*** Wisconsin? Unlikely.

jimwig, please explain your post.




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[*] posted on 22-3-2012 at 11:06


A recording would be nice.
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[*] posted on 22-3-2012 at 11:24


Maybe that happens to be where the test plane happens to go supersonic on its route?

It could also be some dude with some (illegal) fireworks. But they would have to be pretty big to be heard from that distance. I'd like to see some of them. :-)
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[*] posted on 22-3-2012 at 15:06


I live in this area, and they just ruled it an earthquake (1.5 magnitude)



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[*] posted on 22-3-2012 at 16:28


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She said USGS representatives described the event as a swarm of several small earthquakes in a very short time.

Quoted from the original link in this thread, which has apparently been updated by the Associated Press. I wonder if Harold Tobin regrets declaring that they had ruled out an earthquake swarm.

Dr.Bob, that would be a strange flight plan... and supposedly the experimental scramjet aircraft in question, 'Aurora', only flies between Nellis AFB in Nevada and Macrahanish RAFB in Scotland. The earth being a sphere, Clintonville wouldn't be in a reasonable flight path.




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[*] posted on 29-3-2012 at 09:28


It is probably some military experiment gone wild...
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[*] posted on 29-3-2012 at 09:33


it was probobly hissingnoise and rosco starting a new thread ;)
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[*] posted on 29-3-2012 at 11:55


Just 1.5 magnitude ─ waaay too small . . .



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[*] posted on 9-4-2012 at 20:07


cryoseism has my vote- deep glacial ice melting and causing overlying rocks to collapse. Accelerated by global warming.



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