Earthquake strikes just south of Texarkana

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A magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck the Texarkana area Friday evening according to the United States Geological Survey.

According to the USGS the earthquake struck at 6:32 p.m. Friday at a depth of 5 kilometers. USGS shows the epicenter to be located on Buchanan Loop Rd. near S. Kings Highway.

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Claims of loud booms in the Liberty Eylau area that were circulating social media at the same time seem to be connected to the earthquake.

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