Tuljapur's tehsildar AR Patil confirmed that a blast-like sound was heard in the sky, but said that its cause is yet to be ascertained.
The sound, followed by an echo, set off a panic, as people came out of their houses.
The "sound" has not registered on seismographs as that of an earthquake, meteorology department sources said, quoting seismologists in the region.
Aurangabad: A mysterious sound from the skies reported in many tehsils of Osmanabad district baffled people as nobody in the administration could comment about its cause.
First Published: Monday, February 04, 2013, 21:23