NWS: No earthquake recorded in the Lowcountry Tuesday, but maybe a sonic boom

NWS: No earthquake recorded in the Lowcountry Tuesday, but maybe a sonic boom

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the National Weather Service say they've received reports of a loud boom and shaking along the Charleston County coast Tuesday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey has not reported an earthquake in the area.

The officials say it's possible residents heard a sonic boom — a loud noise that is created when an object, often an aircraft, travels through the air faster than the speed of sound.

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