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Sam Razi
Founder of Pressimus. Technologist that writes from time to time.
A flash of light and loud boom in #Vancouver | #UnsolvedMystery

About 40 minutes ago, while watching TV, a very bright flash of light lit up the night sky where I live in Yaletown, Vancouver, and a loud, hollow boom reverberated right behind it.

At first I thought it had to be lightning, but the sound was not similar to what I'm used to from lightning.  

What to do?  A mystery that had to be solved!

Solution: Twitter (sort of).  

I thought I would ask if anyone else had seen or heard it on Twitter:

Got the following initial response (okay, so I wasn't just seeing/hearing things... relief!)

Urban Mary had also followed her gut and gone to the Oracle of Twitter for answers, as she had tweeted this before replying to my query:

If it wasn't for Twitter, I swear, I would have expected that this guy was behind it:

Sun, 28 Apr 2013 04:25:19 GMT
Or maybe one of these guys
Sun, 28 Apr 2013 23:24:53 GMT

And that perhaps only these two could solve the mystery:

Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:15:39 GMT

But we live in much better times.  

We have Twitter.

Anyway, here are some other people who wondered, and then tweeted about it:

Anyway, before Mulder from X-files could get to it, looks like Twitter came to the rescue.

Still not sure exactly what it was, but if I find any more tweets or info on it, will update this press.

Now off to bed (and hoping for no more freaky explosions).