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A minor earthquake early Thursday shook Northwest Louisiana, the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Department of the Interior confirmed.

Posted: Apr 1, 2021 3:02 PM

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A minor earthquake early Thursday shook Northwest Louisiana, the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Department of the Interior confirmed. Multiple news outlets report a 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck near the Blanchard area, northwest of Shreveport, in Caddo Parish about 2:30 a.m. According to the reports, there was very little to no shaking. No damage or injuries were reported. The USGC says a 3.0 magnitude earthquake is considered weak.

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