A reader contacted us recently about a boom heard in the Dover area on New Year’s Day.
He said that many people reported hearing it, and some said their houses shook. It happened around 3 p.m.
So I called Jeri Jones of Jones Geological Services to see if he had heard anything about it.
Jones said he had heard a boom around 12:50 p.m. that day. He checked Millersville University’s seismograph, and he saw little blips on it throughout the afternoon, including 3:01 p.m.
What was it? He’s not sure, he said. He planned to check in with a senior geologic scientist with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey about it.
“You have a nice mystery there,” Jones said.
Did you hear or feel anything on New Year’s Day? If so, when, where and about what time? Please describe what you heard or felt.