Light earthquake shakes Gulf of Mexico near Louisiana coast

Published 9:15 am Monday, May 7, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A light earthquake has shaken the Gulf of Mexico south of the Louisiana coast Sunday.

The United State Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 struck around noon Sunday. The quake happened about 160 miles southeast of New Orleans and 120 miles southeast of Grand Isle.

The National Weather Service says there’s no threat of a tsunami. There was no immediate report of damage or injuries.

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