A sonic boom can bring about some of the seismic qualities of an earthquake, but there are some key differences between the two events.
The discovery could have implications for Earth's magnetic field, a scientist involved in the study has said.
The hosts crouched forward in their seats as the earthquake hits, although their delivery didn't stop despite the shaking.
The seismic event that triggered the new seafloor volcano in the Indian Ocean generated over 11,000 detectable earthquakes since May 2018.
Video has emerged documenting the moment a powerful earthquake rocked the Greek island of Crete.
The earthquake on Friday evening was centered on Carson and caused shaking across Southern California.
Cable cars in Mexico's capital—more than 200 miles from the quake's epicenter in Acapulco—could be seen swaying violently.
On Tuesday, the 7.0 earthquake took place approximately 2.5 miles east-north-east of Los Órganos de San Agustín and eight miles from the Pacific Coast beach resort city of Acapulco.
There have been numerous reports of a loud explosion across Montgomery County, but its origins remain a mystery.
At least 2,207 people have died, 344 are missing, and 12,268 have been injured in the disaster's aftermath.
The 7.2 magnitude earthquake on August 14 killed almost 2,200 people, injured over 12,000 and either destroyed or damaged more than 100,000 houses.
Kidnappers have contacted the families of both doctors, but there is no information on ransom demands.
"We do what we can, remove the necrotized tissue and give them antibiotics and try to get them a splint," a Haiti hospital director said of the injured.
The storm is projected to be near hurricane strength when it makes its final landfall in mainland Mexico on Friday.
The U.N. called Haiti's southern peninsula a "hot spot for gang-related violence" where humanitarian workers have been repeatedly attacked.
The storm is projected to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides and strong winds, after the nation was rocked by a powerful earthquake that has killed over 1,200.
More than 720 people have died and 2,800 are missing after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked the country on Saturday.
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on August 14, killing at least 304 people and injuring many more.
"We're concerned that this earthquake is just one more crisis on top of what the country is already facing."
Tropical Depression Fred brought heavy rains just days before the quake hit, and Tropical Storm Grace is on the way.
The country's prime minister, Ariel Henry, declared a one-month state of emergency as some towns were almost completely razed by the damage.
A tsunami warning is in effect for parts of Alaska after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit the North American coast. Follow Newsweek's live blog for all the latest.
Officials had asked those in tsunami hazard zones to evacuate inland or to higher ground.
The quake hit parts of Antelope Valley, California, near the state's border with Nevada.
Several aftershocks have followed, ranging from 2.5 to 4.9 on the Richter scale.
It was a relatively light earthquake, and few people likely noticed it if they were outside.
No damage was reported from the tremor on Thursday evening, but shaking was felt in areas across the southern part of the state.
Moderate tremors were felt in Reno and Carson City, and people as far away as Sacramento felt light shakes.
The California community experienced a series of earthquakes early Monday morning, with the largest a 4.0 magnitude centered just a few miles east of the Los Angeles International Airport.
The magnitude 4.0 earthquake on Monday was preceded by a magnitude 3.3 and 2.5 earthquakes.