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Richteralan

It's metal grinding noise alright.

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dead.cell

In Mexico similar sounds happen when we have an earthquake.

 

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I'm more inclined to believe that's a total fake, especially considering the sound artifact in this video is clearly present at the 0:08 mark of the video. It's just a copy/paste of the sounds from Kiev from what I can tell.

 

Explanation:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZEdkzMixh4

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McKay

:facepalm:

 

Dude, people know their town. And constructions doesn't last a minute or so.

 

Similar metalic/magnetic sounds are beeing heard around the world more often now (do not all sound the same, but some do and some don't). Please do a little bit of research. It's all over the place, I even had a personal experience when I was in Northern Canada a while ago.

 

I didn't say it was the noise of construction work taking place, I said it might have been a heavy industry machine moving onto a construction site, huge vehicles like those can make some ungodly noises, are you also implying that Construction sites or metal structures are not found around the World? Because those are 2 possible things I suggested. I've heard a Tin Barn make a pretty similar noise in ludicrously high winds when I was in the Falkland Islands.

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HawkMan

^ Why would people confuse this sound with a train noise which they have heard hundreds of times ... ?

 

Actually they suggested maintenance trains, not regular trains, maintenance trains make all kinds of crazy noises when working on the lines. 

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MikeChipshop

Exactly as the above said, the sounds of heavy industry machines. When i lived in London i heard noises like this every day. In fact, a local train line used to carry the heavy nuclear freight trains and they sounded precisely like that and were so so loud.

I can see why people who have never heard it before or people that live in particularly quiet neighborhoods would find this pretty damn scary sounding though!

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Mystic Mungis

It's our robotic overlords making the sexy time. 

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Yazoo

hasn't this already been debunked as a hoax, the sound is from the Tom Cruise film War of the Worlds and this has been done to death.

 

edit: Or some other movie cant recall now

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