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Dr. Lucy Jones: No, it wasn’t an earthquake LA residents felt, it was a ‘sonic boom’

Fox 11 

By Mary Stringini

July 9, 2021

No, it wasn’t an earthquake that residents in the Los Angelesarea felt on Friday morning, it was a “sonic boom,” according to Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones.

“People have been asking about the ‘earthquake’ in LA around 9:20 this morning. Many people report feeling it but the seismograms clearly show the earth was not moving, only the air. So it was a sonic boom,” Jones wrote on Twitter.

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