Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com.

A magnitude-6.5 earthquake  – Idaho’s largest in nearly 40 years – hit the state Tuesday evening.

The quake’s epicenter was outside of Stanley, about 80 miles northeast of Boise, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Shaking was also felt in Oregon, eastern Washington, Montana and as far north as Canada, Boise State Public Radio reported.

Utah earthquake of 5.7-magnitude rocks Salt Lake City, leaves tens of thousands without power

“Stuff was flying all over the place,” Stanley Mayor Steve Botti said, the Statesman reported. “I was upstairs and I tried to walk down the steps and I couldn’t because it was shaking too much.”

“Stuff was flying all over the place. I was upstairs and I tried to walk down the steps and I couldn’t because it was shaking too much.”

“At my house, pictures flew off the wall and stuff fell, but there was no structural damage,” Botti said, according to the Boise radio station. “But it was very loud. It sounded like a freight train and very severe shaking.”

There were at least nine aftershocks but no immediate reports of significant damage or injuries, according to the Idaho Statesman.

It was the most powerful earthquake since a 6.9-magnitude struck Borah Peak in 1983, killing two people, according to the Statesman. It would also be the second-largest in the state’s recorded history if it isn’t downgraded.

The quake came less than two weeks after a 5.7-magnitude hit Salt Lake City.

The USGS said more aftershocks should follow in the next several days, according to the Statesman.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Door not shut for saving US-Philippines defence pact – envoy says

A US-Philippines troop agreement recently scrapped by President Rodrigo Duterte could still be salvaged, a senior diplomat said on Friday, boosting hopes in both countries of retaining one of Asia’s oldest military alliances. Talks were taking place to find a…

Second time’s a charm? Trump nominates Texas congressman Ratcliffe as DNI chief AGAIN

The surprise announcement, praising Ratcliffe as “an outstanding man of great talent,”  came on Friday afternoon as Trump departed Washington for a campaign rally in South Carolina.  DETAILS TO FOLLOW Original source: Russia Today

‘Nobody in Poland cares about WWII anymore’: Warsaw ignores 75th anniversary of its liberation from fascism

Warsaw was taken from the Nazis on January 17, 1945, after a large-scale offensive by the Red Army and the Polish forces. The 75th anniversary of the historic victory is marked on Friday, but the capital of Poland isn’t preparing…

‘Impeached president says what?’ Bloomberg hits back at Trump ‘Mini Mike the pathetic debater’ jibe

Tweeting on Wednesday, Trump asked whether the “corrupt” Bloomberg News channel would admit that its owner “Mini Mike” was a pathetic debater. The tweet came ahead of the upcoming Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas – the first in which…