An example in every day life are the sonic booms produced by aircrafts.
Possible connection to sonic booms from other aircraft may be highly significant a fighter escort?
However, anyone who ever heard the ' Nocturnal Booms ' of 1976 and 1977 will know that they were not sonic booms.
In short, they will burst into flame almost instantaneously, exposing the reindeer behind them and creating deafening sonic booms in their wake.
The sonic booms are making pregnant women give birth early.