North Coast Current

Mysterious boom felt throughout San Diego County

North Coast Current

February 21, 2020

Residents from Encinitas east to Escondido and south to La Mesa, Santee and elsewhere in San Diego County reported rattled nerves and shaken buildings after hearing at least one loud boom at about 1:25 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21.

Rumble was sonic boom

North Coast Current

June 30, 2012

The Navy confirmed that a rumble felt countywide June 29 was the result of military exercises about 35 miles off the San Diego coast. The incident was triggered by fighter jets doing maneuvers as part of USS Carl Vinson Family Day, a Navy official told local media. The significant rumble felt about...

Rumble rattles through region

North Coast Current

June 29, 2012

Was it an earthquake or a sonic boom? There are no answers yet to a significant rumble felt about 12:45 p.m. June 29 from Encinitas east to Harmony Grove and south to San Diego. The U.S. Geological Survey reported no earthquakes around that time in the region, except for a 2.2-magnitude quake at 6:29...

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