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A loud boom sounding like a major piece of artillery frightens your normally quiet neighborhood. Houses shake and dishes rattle. Later the TV news reports that the boom was heard over many miles, but nothing exploded. No supersonic aircraft flew by. Someone saw yellow light in the sky.