This sounded like someone set off dynamite in front of my house.”
- Eddie Lashley, Louisville, Kentucky, on March 17, 2013
— “This boom literally can be felt in your bones.”
- Kamiah, Idaho resident on March 16-17, 2013
— “These folks who are reporting loud boom on Facebook
are EMS (Emergency Medical) service providers and are stating that the
boom was way way louder than anything they have heard from Fort Knox.”
- Fort Knox EMS Provider, 12:21 PM, CST, March 17, 2013
Kamiah, Idaho, 65 miles east of Lewiston (upper left red circle) is 2,102 miles northwest of Louisville, Kentucky (Google pointer) that is straight east of southern Illinois boom reports. Tiverton and Little Compton, Rhode Island and Westport, Massachusetts (far right red circle) are 940 miles east of Louisville. Loud house and bone-rattling booms were reported between March 13 – 17, 2013.
March 19, 2013 Louisville, Kentucky - In the five day period of March 13 to 17, 2013, Earthfiles received dozens of loud, unexplained boom reports from Rhode Island and Massachusetts; southern Illinois; Kamiah, Idaho; and the greater Louisville and Fort Knox, Kentucky region.
Six months ago beginning in mid-October 2012, there were unexplained bright light flashes, loud booms and strange humming sounds that puzzled residents and authorities from Warwick and Providence, Rhode Island, to the Somerset and Salem, Massachusetts region. See 120812 Earthfiles. Now again in the same Rhode Island and Massachusetts region on March 13, 2013, more booms, light flashes and strange humming sounds were reported.
— March 13, 2013 – Another Strange Boom in RI and Mass.
Was this related to a small 2.3 magnitude earthquake reported by USGS in NY?
Tiverton-LittleComptonPatch.com: “At approximately 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, residents across Tiverton and Little Compton, Rhode Island; and Westport, Massachusetts, dialed 911 to inform their local police stations of a strange, earth-shaking phenomenon.” See: Patch.com.