6.5 quake rattles Boise, Idaho

An earthquake shook the Boise area late Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were at least five aftershocks.

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April 1, 2020 - 9:47 AM

BOISE, Idaho — An earthquake shook the Boise area late Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The shaking was reported to last for 20 to 30 seconds, with a small pause.

U.S. Geological Survey pegged the earthquake at 6.5 magnitude with an epicenter in the mountains northwest of Stanley. The epicenter was about 28 miles west of Challis, the National Weather Service said.

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