Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes in Idaho

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It was centered 73 miles northeast of Meridian

The start shows where a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit not far from Boise, Idaho, March 31, 2020 (USGS)

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – A large earthquake struck north of Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the magnitude 6.5 temblor struck just before 5 p.m. It was centered 73 miles northeast of Meridian, Idaho.

A restaurant owner in Stanley near where the quake hit said his whole house was rattling from the force of it.

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