Tremors in New Jersey were likely caused by a sonic boom, US Geological Survey says
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The U.S. Geological Survey has posted on its website that the rumblings shaking New Jersey on Thursday afternoon were the result of a sonic boom. Reports of rumblings near the Jersey shore first came out on social media at about 1:30 p.m., with tremors occurring every few minutes for about another hour. Residents in Atlantic, Ocean,…