I went “looking” for some people last winter myself, driven nearly insane in my own home. You can’t really tell where the sounds are coming from unless it is a moving vehicle. It is in fact damaging to your health. There are several studies. Whole communities have passed legislation over this type of assault. http://noiseoff.org/library.php
Of noted interest from this website is under library/articles section is an article “Heavy Bass Victims You Are Not Alone” Many of your body systems are a resonant cavity, hardening of arteries is an example of these damaging sound waves. Many Veterans fully realize the effects years later from being on ships, etc.