Earthquake strikes just south of Texarkana


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.


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.