LOURDES, France, Jan. 6 (UPI) --
A 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Lourdes in southwest France early Sunday, the French Central Bureau of Seismology said.
The quake happened at 12:26 a.m. and was centered about 9 miles away from Lourdes in the Haute-Pyrenees region, Radio France Internationale reported.
Police and firefighters said there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
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