Officials: Sharp tremor reported under giant Louisiana sinkhole — Centered near collapsed cavern

Published: October 25th, 2012 at 2:13 pm ET
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Title: 10:45 p.m. Seismic Activity Reported
Source: Assumption Parish Police Jury
Date: Oct 25, 2012 at 11:45a ET

It has been reported to us that there was a sharp tremor recorded by USGS monitors at approximately 9:06 last night. The tremor was large enough that the body wave phases could easily be identified. The preliminary location was just SE of Oxy #3 cavern at a depth of 500m. There is no additional information specific to this seismic activity at this time.

Assorted recent seismic charts from the University of Memphis:

View earthquake charts from sinkhole area here

Published: October 25th, 2012 at 2:13 pm ET
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