There was a loud “buoyant” meteor that was heard in areas of northern Utah, officials said Saturday.

As The Salt Lake Tribune reports, people from Orem to southern Idaho posted that they heard a “boom,” reports of loud noises circulated around 8:30 a.m.

Utah Governor Spencer Cox tweeted that his office confirmed it was not related to any seismic activity or military installations.

The Salt Lake City office of the National Weather Service wrote in a tweet that its lightning-detection mapper picked up the meteor’s trail flash, which officials said was confirmed by witness video in Roy.

South Salt Lake resident Wendy Melling was walking out the door on Saturday morning when she heard the noise, which she described as a “loud deep booming sound” followed by a few seconds of rumble.

“I thought I heard something fall in the house. I’ve since searched the house from top to bottom and the only thing I found was a slate from our wooden fence that had fallen off, so it’s a relief. is,” Melling wrote in a Facebook message.

“It was similar to the sonic boom I’ve heard before, followed by a short occurrence of a sound similar to a low rolling thunder,” Melling continued. “This rumble noise that was on maybe 3-4 seconds after the boom.”

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