When we crack a whip, a loud noise is created. Why?

When we crack a whip, speed of the tip is greater than that of sound. If the speed of a source is greater than that of sound, it is said to be travelling with supersonic speed. The bodies travelling with supersonic speed produce a cracking sound called as sonic boom.

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