Earthquake reported in Gulf of Mexico, no tsunami threat
NEW ORLEANS - An earthquake was reported near the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico late Sunday morning.
According to the United States Geological Survey, a magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported just before noon about 120 miles southeast of Grand Isle, or 160 miles southeast of New Orleans.
The National Weather Service says there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.
Apparently there was an earthquake a few minutes ago about 120 miles SE of Grand Isle or 160 mi SE of New Orleans. There is NO tsunami threat from this earthquake.— NWS New Orleans (@NWSNewOrleans) May 6, 2018
But we're curious... Did anyone feel it? #lawx #mswx https://t.co/hHg63A4jUm
For more information from the USGS on the quake, click here.
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