Originally Posted by LLD
Apparently there was also a red ball of fire in the sky recently too... a meteor that soared over the Sandia. People in Placitas even reported hearing some boom also. I'm assuming that was impact somewhere.
If it was a meteor and it was large enough and close enough, they'd hear the sonic boom or booms depending on the shape of the object. The space shuttle and Aurora hypersonic aircraft both make double sonic booms.