OCEAN CITY, Md. - The Naval Air Station Patuxent confirms that two flights conducted off the Atlantic Coast caused the sonic boom heard over the Eastern Shore that led to reports of tremors in Ocean City, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency tweeted,
Jessica Waters, an Ocean City spokeswoman, said seismologists were looking into what caused the "tremors," which were first reported around noon.
Vic Hines, a spokesman with the U.S. Geological Survey said they had a national team of seismologists looking into it.
"We've gotten a couple of calls from Maryland," Hines said. "We haven't been able to confirm if it was an earthquake or some sort of other event."
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources tweeted that seismologists at Columbia University analyzed data from Reisterstown, Eastern Shore and Lewes, Del and have advised that data is not an earthquake.