Rogers County residents shaken by loud boom

Posted at 5:45 PM, Dec 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-13 18:45:15-05

OWASSO-- Some Rogers County residents were shaken by a loud boom Tuesday morning.  Some residents said the loud noise sounded like an explosion, and nothing like anything they had heard before.
   USGS reported a 3.0 magnitude earthquake near Cushing sometime after 11 am. However residents tell 2 Works For You, the loud boom felt nothing like an earthquake. According to the USGS website, there’s a chance explosive like sound could have been a sonic boom. USGS said a Sonic Boom is a Sonic Boom is a loud sound, kind of like an explosion, caused by shock wave created by any object traveling through the air faster than the speed of sound. Christian Brother's Automotive owner, Ray Adcock said he heard the loud noise while he was at work in Owasso and said the walls inside the auto shop started shaking. He said it was so alarming he had to run outside to see if anything had happened.

 “We rushed outside to look around to see if we could see if a transformer had blown up next door. The owners of the other businesses all came running out and we were looking at each other like what was that? and couldn’t see any smoke or evidence,” said Adcock.

 Owasso Police and Fire said they have not received any reports of damage from Tuesday's rumble.

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