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Massive earthquake shakes up Idaho, felt in Utah. Here’s the reaction

A 6.5 magnitude quake shook up Idaho Tuesday afternoon

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A 6.5 magnitude quake shook up Idaho Tuesday afternoon
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A massive earthquake shook up Idaho Tuesday afternoon.

What happened:

  • The 6.5 magnitude earthquake was about 44 miles west of Challis, Idaho, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
  • Early reports suggest parts of Utah and Idaho felt the earthquake.
  • Utah Emergency Management has asked Utahns to report if they felt the quake at the USGS website.

Residents in Utah reported feeling the earthquake on social media.

Some context:

  • The Idaho earthquake comes 13 days after an earthquake shook up Magna, Utah. As the Deseret News reported, the Beehive State has seen more than 740 aftershocks in the aftermath.