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Occurred : 1/27/2016 13:38 (Entered as : 01/27/16 13:38)
Reported: 1/28/2016 1:10:22 PM 13:10
Posted: 1/29/2016
Location: Ocean & Monmouth Counties, NJ
Shape:
Duration:10 seconds
We heard and felt what was like an earthquake throughout Southern New Jersey. However, according to the NJ12 News (link provided with full report), it was not an earthquake according to the USGS and it was not originated by joint military bases, McGuire-Fort Dix in Lyndhurst) according to their representatives.

The authorities are reporting that it was most likely sonic booms - but how can aircraft sonic boom travel - simultaneously - from as far as Lakewood down to Cape May?

Full report can be found at this link:

pressofatlanticcity.com/news/south-jersey-residents-hear-boom-feel-shake/article_3eebda3c-c5ee-11e5-94f5-07735cc23e30.html#.VqpoumwE9kU.facebook

Here is a better one:

http://news.yahoo.com/mysterious-sonic-boom-reported-over-jersey-225145406.html

((NUFORC Note: Link above did not work for us at NUFORC. However, apparently the U. S. Navy is now reporting it probably was some of their jet aircraft that caused shock waves, while flying at supersonic airspeeds. Here is the link:

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/01/28/official-fighter-jet-likely-caused-sonic-booms-along-coast.html

PD))