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Seismic activity reported in #AssumptionParish sinkhole | #BayouCorne #Louisiana

BAYOU CORNE — The 24-acre Assumption Parish sinkhole underwent a periodic burp early Friday, the second in two days and the fourth in the past 2 1/2 weeks, parish officials said.

The most recent burp was accompanied by an increase in tremors early Friday, along with other effects often connected with burps, including water movement and so-called “rain drop” bubbles on the lake-like hole’s surface indicating a gas release.

John Boudreaux, director of the parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said the tremors began to ease by Friday afternoon as they typically do once a burp event has eased.

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