The United States Geological Service reported no seismic activity, however, leaving residents in Southern California unnerved and looking for an explanation. Some Californians even reported mysterious, motion-induced anomalies coinciding with the strange noises.
“‘Was there an earthquake that made that big boom at 3:15 p.m.?’ Nancy Whitaker posted on Facebook.
“Santee residents reported seeing a large glowing ball in the western sky.
“‘I automatically thought it was a earthquake, my car started moving back & forth in Imperial Beach!’ Laura Reynolds said.
“‘Are we having an earthquake? Our sliders won’t stop shaking, but my chair isn’t moving and it’s not wind,’ a Coronado resident posted to social media.
“‘I heard it here on the Strand, but didn’t feel anything. Sounded like 2 loud bangs, I thought it was thunder. I am curious what it…