A sonic boom is produced when an object reaches Mach 1, which “is approximately 1,225 km/h (761 mph) at sea level and 20C (68F).” Continue reading to see five of the most amazing sonic booms captured on video.

1. Extreme Close Fly-By

2. F-18 Fighter Jet

3. F-14 Tomcat

4. Thrust SSC – World’s Fastest Car

5. Mirage F1