6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Idaho

A magnitude-6.5 trembler rocked Idaho on Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020, and it was felt from Nevada to Montana. The trembler struck 78 miles northeast of Boise during 7:52 p.m. ET. Hundreds of people reported to a U.S. Geological Survey that they had felt a temblor.

In a arise of a quake, a Boise Police Department did not accept any reports of repairs or injury.

The St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center is 65 miles south of a epicenter of a temblor, however, a jolt did not interrupt any procedures or treatments of a patients.

According to Earthquake Track, this trembler was a second-strongest one in a state of Idaho given scientists began recording quakes. A 6.9 M trembler shook Idaho on Oct. 28, 1983. It was famous as a Borah Peak earthquake.

Jeanette Vietti


weather.com: Idaho, Montana Rocked by Large Earthquake

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6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Idaho combined by Jeanette Smith on Mar 31, 2020
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