Apocalyptic fears were sparked among people in Chile as a strange trumpet-like noise was heard for two minutes, frightening animals and people. Dogs were barking in fear and the atmosphere was eerie, as the loud, unknown sound went on during the night.

However, some social media users were not so convinced that the sounds were from the heavens, suggesting rather that the noise could have come from a steel industry somewhere nearby. “Honestly this sounds like a shipyard, construction or mining sounds,” one user wrote. Another added: “Could be a train car with faulty brakes.”  READ MORE