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Loud boom felt west of Montreal

People on Montreal's West Island and in the Vaudreuil region reported a loud boom followed by a vibration at about 8 p.m. Tuesday.

People from Vaudreuil to Ottawa report hearing a loud explosion that shook the ground beneath them

People on Montreal's West Island and in the Vaudreuil region reported a loud boom followed by a vibration at about 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Quebec provincial police said they received several calls about the incident, and had no reports of explosions or fires.

Andrew Fazekas, a member of the Royal Astronomical Society, felt the tremor from his home.

He told CBC it possibly could have been a shockwave caused by a meteorite entering the atmosphere.

Experts will analyze the data Wednesday, to confirm whether or not it was a sonic boom.

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