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Photo of space shuttle Endeavour touching down at Edwards Air Force Base this afternoon after a 16-day mission during which the shuttle flew to the international space station delivering a new bathroom, kitchen, exercise machine, sleeping quarters and recycling system designed to convert urine and sweat into drinking water. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Once we heard (and felt) the twin sonic booms at 1:20 on the dot, hundreds of people went to Twitter to share their experience. Pet cats freaked out and hid, earthquake concerns worried some, car alarms went off and others enjoyed the short shaking as they welcomed back Space Shuttle Endeavour. Here's some of what was said:

pamelaribon: Just heard the sonic boom of the space shuttle landing, while reading about space shuttle trying to land. Everybody around us freaked out.

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shaindlin: Lost some plaster from the living room ceiling from the sonic booms.

FuMikechu: didn't realize that was a sonic boom. Had to look out my window to make sure it wasn't another Scientology shooting.

MattKellyLA: was it an earthquake or a sonic boom?