JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The National Weather Service says a 4.5 magnitude earthquake happened in the Gulf of Mexico about 160 miles southeast of New Orleans.
No Tsunami warnings were issued, the NWS determined there was no threat. The NWS even tweeted about the earthquake asking if anyone felt anything.
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