Light Earthquake Shakes Gulf Of Mexico Near Louisiana Coast


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

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 (257 kilometers) southeast of New Orleans and 120 miles (193 kilometers) southeast of Grand Isle.

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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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