Reports of rumbling, shaking across Southwest Louisiana - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Reports of rumbling, shaking across Southwest Louisiana


Starting around noon on Wednesday, KPLC began receiving reports about rumblings felt across Southwest Louisiana.

Viewers from DeRidder, Dry Creek, Elton, Gillis, Iowa, Kinder, Oberlin, Lacassine, LeBleu Settlement, Longville, Moss Bluff, Westlake, Oakdale, Pitkin, Ragley and Reeves said they felt their houses shake, windows rattle or heard loud booms. Some also said the same thing happened on Monday.

Kamreon Moreau, of Oberlin, said her house began shaking around 11:50 a.m. and that it lasted only a few seconds.

The United States Geological Survey has no record of an earthquake in Louisiana today but the USGS sensors don't usually detect earthquakes under 2.5 magnitude.

You can view the USGS earthquake map HERE or by going to

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