A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit just before 1 p.m. ET in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
It was a minor earthquake, and the National Weather Service asked in a Tweet if anyone even felt it.
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
The earthquake hit about 160 miles southeast of New Orleans.