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Strange Sounds from All Over the World


People all over the globe are reporting and recording strange, loud, unexplained sounds that seem to be coming from the sky. Recordings have been made in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ukraine, Poland, Sweden, Germany, Costa Rica, Chile, and more. As of January 28, there have been more than 140 documented events. Some might be hoaxes, but most are believed to be genuine, yet of unknown origin.

Explanations include:

  • Electronmagnetic phenomena caused by solar storms, also responsible for aurora.
  • The High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP).
  • A waterphone musical instrument.
  • Military experimentation.
  • UFOs (some of the reports below include UFOs).
  • Warnings of the apocalypse (by whom or what?).
  • Hoaxes.

Here is a roundup of a few dozen reports in date order:

August 10, 2009 - Michigan

Sounds like: Deep, tuba-like. Attributed to triangular UFO videotaped.

December, 2010 (unknown location)

Sounds like: Weird roaring sound that went on for more than 30 minutes; scared dog.

August 11, 2011 - Kiev, Ukraine

Sounds like: Deep roaring, scraping, horn-like.

August 17, 2011 - Lviv, Ukraine

Sounds like: Loud, metallic horn.

August 22, 2011 - Colorado

Sounds like: Deep thumping, like Godzilla stomping through the mountains.

September 11, 2011 - Montreal, Canada

Sounds like: Undulating, electronic.

December 5, 2011 - Tennessee

Sounds like: Loud jet engine and wind that went on for about an hour.

January 2012 - Scotland

Sounds like: Loud motor-like grinding; attributed in the video to a UFO.

January 6, 2012 - East Coast U.S.

Sounds like: "You'll hear a jet-fighter and another jet-fighter. But you have to listen to the sound in the background. That's the strange mechanical sound." Deep hum.

January 9, 2012 - Costa Rica

Sounds like: Undulating droning; very faint.

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