Largest earthquake in years: M5.8 earthquake rocks Northwest of Yellowstone national park in Montana

A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Lincoln in Montana.

The M5.8 earthquake is the largest earthquake in years hitting the region of Yellowstone national park in Montana. It was felt in Oregon and Washington state.

A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Lincoln in Montana.

The temblor was reported at 23:30:16 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter, July 6, 2017 @ 6:30 am UTC). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles).

The strong M5.8 earthquake was followed by two moderate quakes of M4.5 and M3.9

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Earthquake strikes near Yellowstone in Montana

Here a few reports about the strong shaking:

Seeley Lake, Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking): House shaking, fixtures moving,heard structure making cracking noise,pet bird would not calm down in her cage. Mild Aftershock.
Whitefish (217.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Lasting about a minute.
Missoula, Mt / MMI IV (Light shaking): Thought my buddy was shaking the bed, light rumble then a few good jolts, nothing compared to the nisqually quake but enough to grab your attention.
Placerville Idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shook bed. Moved bed enough to disconnect a plug-in. Outside deck moved and creaked. Felt slight aftershocks.
Stevensville / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Strong rolling shake with strong afterquake shortly after.
White Sulphur Springs / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Missoula, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Grantsdale, MT (165.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt it in 2 distinct waves @ 5 secs each, separated by @ 40 secs. Heard deep rumbling both times. Light items swayed. The dog came over to lean against my legs!
Bonners Ferry / MMI IV (Light shaking): Working late when the map started shaking at about 11:30pm PDST, then it intensified after about 10 seconds to moderate shaking, then down to a rolling motion, and dissipated after about 30 seconds.
(12.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Butte / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(108.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Whitehall / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(293.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
St Maries Idaho (322.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Bozeman,MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Working on a laptop in bed and everthing started shaking- headboard rattling against the wall. Walked out into living room and kitchen. Items displaced and pendant lights swaying back and forth
Helena / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Stevensville, MT (146.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Strangely, one very strong gust of wind blew through the open windows of the house just prior to the earthquake. There was a strong jolt that shook the walls of the log cabin and a couple minutes later there was a distinct but more gentle, rolling aftershock.
(201.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Coeur d’alen idaho (345.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt the bed shaking and house creaking.
Helena montana / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Heron, Mt / MMI IV (Light shaking): It shook our house, but was more like a strong jolt, we are over 300 miles away.
CDA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Townsend, mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The ground felt like a wave on the ocean
(89.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
59441 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Missoula, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was woken up instantly, whole house was swaying and was a fairly strong feeling, it made our cat run and hide and start meowing, and worried my wife, the sound was loud and a few items fell over,
Cobalt idaho (26.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bozeman / MMI IV (Light shaking): My second floor jiggled like jello
townsend mt (97.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Felt like trailer gonna fall off blocks. (via app)
Anaconda / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Made my whole apartment building shake
Hall mt / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Bozeman (171.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Polson, MT. / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Felt it.. whole family was alerted
Butte / MMI IV (Light shaking): Staying in a hotel and heard thunder and thought that was what I was feeling then realized it was an earthquake. Water in toilet was rocking and bed was swaying
Belgrade, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was sitting on the toilet and felt the house swaying side to side. Watched the towel ring on the wall swing. Friend in Bozeman confirmed he felt it also.
Moscow, Idaho / MMI III (Weak shaking): Entire house shook noticeably, like in very high winds, except it’s a calm night. Felt like it lasted about 5-8 seconds.
Hoss drive Hamilton, my / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking
Deary, Idaho (308.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was watching tv & heard/felt the house & furniture rattle. Wasn’t sure what it was at first, then decided maybe an earthquake. So, checked online & probably was the one in MT. Cool!
Corvallis mt / MMI III (Weak shaking): 1 st one lasted about 4 second, , second about 2
Bozeman / MMI IV (Light shaking): In Bozeman MT about 10 minutes ago there was a slight rocking in the house, my guitar (hung on my wall) was swaying, and my bed was swaying slightly too.
(199.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(260.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting in my recling couch and thought my wife had gotten out of bed and was shaking me…but she had not. Wife did get out of bed and said she noticed light shaking.
Clancy (65.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Lethbridge, AB (370.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed started shaking, walls felt like they were moving, dresser and tv was shaking. Thought it was dog dreaming at the end of the bed until I realized he wasn’t there and dresser and bed continued shaking and floor felt like it was moving. Lasted about 10 seconds.
Stevensville, MT / MMI III (Weak shaking): Shook the house.
Great Falls, Mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Don’t remember there being an initial shock before the rock’n’roll set in. I’m in a modular home. We rocked enough to make walking to the front door difficult.
(116.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
6 miles south of Winifred (225.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was sitting at the computer and felt the shake @ 12:32am and again at 12:36am
Kalispell / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Athol, ID / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Athol, ID. Whole house with decently strong shakes
Lewistown, Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking): 1913 home creaked & popped – jewelry on wall holder swung back & forth – decorative glass hung in windows banged against glass
Missoula / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cataldo Idaho / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Billings (320.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(115.4 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke us up . Thought it was wind gusting at first, but no wind. Condon, mt
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): rolling– the couch felt like it was being pushed back and forth. Hanging lights were swinging. Seemed to last for minutes–not seconds
Cardwell (130.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Anaconda / MMI IV (Light shaking): The house shook for about 10 sec. then an aftershock
2803 helena flats Rd. Kalispell montana (202.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up… Bed swaying a great deal, dresser handles rattling.
Great Falls / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dillon / MMI IV (Light shaking): Slight rolling feel, lasted maybe 10 seconds max. We’re geology students so we all got excited about the quake.
Big sky (210 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(128.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Brief jolt.
Helena / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(199.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Metal beds vibrated, and pans hanging in kitchen were shaking.
Pinehurst Idaho / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Walkerville, MY / MMI VI (Strong shaking): My dog must have felt something before the first tremor. Felt two minutes apart. First one stronger than the second
Clancy / MMI VI (Strong shaking): 12:33am woke us with our bed shaking, entire house shook-felt like a tree had landed on the house!. Lasted 15-20 seconds. Too dark to see outside if any damage to foundation, etc
Whitefish / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(419.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Chandelier swinging about an inch, alert when my bed was shaking (via app)
Billings, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Great Falls, Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Hamilton / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting in bed and felt a shaking
Missoula / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
SPOKANE WA / MMI IV (Light shaking): INTERESTING
Townsend, Mt / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Columbia falls, Mt / MMI III (Weak shaking): Doors and drawers rattling. Shaking brief and consistent for abot 40 seconds.
Frenchtown montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Knocked things from bookshelf. Hanging plants swayed quite a bit. Felt sort of “wave” of intensity.
Columbia Falls (209.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): There was 2 waves of shaking – the second being more intense. The hanging light swayed prob 1 to 2 inches (trailer house).
Polson / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up to my bed shaking.Then my bedroom door opened. And it stopped. While talking to room mate about what happened, minutes later, felt another wave of lighter shaking.
Big Sky / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kalispell / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Great Falls, Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Whoa. Woke me from a dead sleep!
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting on side of bed as it began shaking…..almost like a wave action. Clothes hangers in closet began moving and rattling against each other. Felt an aftershock a few minutes later. Not as strong
Billings, MT / MMI II (Very weak shaking): In bed I could feel it. The dog whinned and wandered the house a bit.
Great Falls, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
outside Florence, Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Butte, mt. / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Ruby Valley, south of Alder (202.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): The house was trembling a bit– like a strong wind was blowing before the main movement hit. I’ve been in earthquakes before, this one seemed to have a strong, sharp arrival as opposed to a gradual build. A friend in Missoula (3 and a half hours by car) got the first aftershock just seconds before we did.
Kalispell, montana / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Around 12:30 a.m. I was sitting in my office when everything started to shake and my chair started to wiggle when out side and realized everything was shaking.
Calgary / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Coeur d Alene ID / MMI IV (Light shaking): House rocked and swayed at about 11:30 p.m.. Sleeper not awakened. More swaying 5-10 minutes later
hayden idaho (344.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kalispell, MT (200.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Was lying in bed about ready to fall asleep when I felt my bed start shaking. Some of the items in my room shook as well. A sign I have hanging in front of my window was swinging after the quake.
Missoula / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt rolling motion. It went on for longer than I was expecting. It felt like 30 seconds to a minute. We then felt an aftershock, maybe 5-10 minutes later.
Boulder mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke us up. Felt house shaking twice. Dog ran out of room. Photo fell out of bookshelf.
Power my / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Missoula / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Lethbridge Alberta / MMI IV (Light shaking): First time shaking woke me up and was soon followed by second tremor, both lasting for only a few seconds
(306.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Butte, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Browning, Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Thompson Falls, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Rocked our house like crazy. Rocks rolling down the mountain we live on. Woke everybody up. Dogs didn’t like it!
Drummond, MT / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Strong shaking.
Somers MT (185.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
BELLEVUE / MMI IV (Light shaking): Watching a late night movie with the family, we all felt a large bump and the house creaking. Then rocking waves like on a boat. The lights were swinging. It was 12:33 am 7-6-17
Supetior, Mt (195.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Great Falls,MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Florence, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): This was quite strong in the Florence area and was felt by all occupants in our home immediately.
Troy, Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking): House started to shake like large truck going by. But kept shaking for about 10 seconds. This was about 12:30 AM, then felt a aftershock about 12:35 AM.
(89.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Great Falls MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
59456 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Bed shaking, lamps and tables shaking
Missoula, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke us up. The whole house was swaying
Helena / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Billings, Montana / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Just reported quake near Townsend, sorry. It was near Lincoln, Montana.
Spokane Washington / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was being on my ship without being on it..
(145.4 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): First experience with earthquake here in Montana. Woke us up and heard glass fall. (via app)
East Helena / MMI IV (Light shaking): Not too bad! Got me out of a funky dream, first time I’ve actually felt one. Not too bad!
Cascade / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke from a sound sleep at 12:30 AM. Second one a few minutes later.
Great Falls / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Pray, MT (861 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Shelby (181.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Somers, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Hard shake, knew it was an earthquake. Dogs started barking and my cat seemed upset. Lasted about 6 seconds.
Sheridan, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt a swaying of bed, building.
Missoula Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Castlegar / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(165.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Stevensville / MMI V (Moderate shaking): First shaking at about 12:40 am lasting for about 2-3 min, followed by a milder and briefer aftershock a couple minutes after
Bellevue, idaho (422.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
great galls mt / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Helena MT / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was standing in the Kitchen adjusting the air conditioner and the whole house started shaking. Bad enough to open the cupboard door and cause a cup to fall and brake on the floor. My son came running from downstairs to see what was going on. He said his whole bed started shaking. About 10 minutes later we felt another one but much weaker than the first.
Browning, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
7175 Bootlegger Helena, MT 59602 / MMI IV (Light shaking): We could feel the house sway. The second one a short while later was shorter but felt stronger at about 12:40 mst
Delmar Dr, Great Falls MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): In bed almost asleep, shaking felt like something happening to roof of house.
Raymond (274.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Wolf Creek MT (15.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Some things fell off the shelves
Missoula / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Hayden idaho (474.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): It was a roller. Lighting swinging.
Philipsburg MT 59858 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Two moderate waves Cabinet doors opened awakened from sound sleep
McCall, idaho (334 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt one significant lateral movement of bed. Hanging pots and pans were slightly swinging from rack.
Missoula, MT (130.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was just lying down in bed when the fan in my window and the blinds started rattling. I felt the bed sway and I looked around. The blinds were visibly moving and the fan made noises similar to when a big windstorm is occurring and blows strongly from the west into the window. My mother, who is visiting and staying in the basement room, also felt the movement while she lay in bed reading. She came upstairs for a 10-15 minutes and after she went back downstairs, there was another slight tremble.
Three Forks, Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting in bed and it started shaking. Kind of felt like being in a boat
Kalispell / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Missoula / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was about in and out of sleep when I heard what sounded like someone trying to open my door. I went and checked on the door then began to feel more shaking.
Coeur d’ alone, ID / MMI IV (Light shaking): Beds frames rattled against wall ans woke us up. The shaking lasted a few seconds.
59011 / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Helena, Montana and Boise / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It woke all members of the household, upstairs and downstairs. One of the worst I have ever felt
Missoula MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Plus strong aftershock, 3 other aftershocks
Ennis, MT / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Shelby,mt / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Big sky resort huntley lodge (210.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Meridian Idaho 83642 / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was sitting in my computer chair, it felt like someone was wiggling the chair. I walked into my living room to find my chandelier swinging side to side. My dogs are agitated.
Garden Valley, Idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting at my desk, building moving, roof creaking, for several seconds, a couple of lurches, then a slight pause, and a weaker lurch, then calm again
Polson / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Columbia Falls (199.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Billings, mt / MMI IV (Light shaking): I heard noises from the house moving. I lost my Balance a little and had to hold on to the wall. Later about 10 seconds, then another 20 seconds of very light aftershocks.
Great falls / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Two people awakened due to house shaking and rattling. Felt one light aftershockseveral minutes later
Laurel mt (310 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sleeping in my sisters camper and the shaking woke me up
Bigfork MT / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke me up about 12:30 a.m. July 6, 2017. Lasted for about 15 seconds and stopped, then again for another few seconds. Felt like the bed was vibrating.
Libby montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Things shook and my plants are still swinging.
Missoula / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Heard what sounded like someone walking loudly on front porch and then upstairs. Then entire house shook back and forth several times. Some items askew and fallen over inside.
Harlowton, MT (200.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Laying in bed in the basement and felt my bed frame moving and things hanging on the wall were moving.
Carmen, Idaho (224.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Initial quake rocked the house, knocked items off counters, washing machine, rattled walls, dressers, alarmed dogs, was strong enough to necessitate bracing against the front door. Aftershocks less severe, but walls rattled and items displaced.
Helena mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Missoula / MMI IV (Light shaking): First time to ever feel one. Bed shaking as if my 100lb dog was jumping on and off my bed, but she and my cat came running in from the other room.
Shilo Inn, Helena, MT (52.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): First shaking felt at about 12:30. Gradually increased in intensity and then tapered off lasting less than 1 minute. Approx 5 minutes later we felt a second wave less intense and shorter. We’re on the 3rd floor of the Shilo Inn. Husband who was asleep woke up, but child did not.
East Helena MT (56.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awakened by rumbling and bed shaking. Got up walked around and about a minute later it happened again. (via app)
Sheridan Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking): Slow steady shaking for about 15 – 20 seconds – rattled glassware, wall pictures and hanging lights.
Missoula / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(129.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): House shook woke up blinds were clanging against window swinging about 3-4 inches at 13:30:57 mst . A slight aftershock 7mim later
Stevensville / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke out of sleep. Felt after shock a few minutes later.
St Ignatius / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Pierce ID (278.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): More rolling than shaking. Lasted 10-15 seconds.
Butte, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): chimes in the house rattled. Folding chair fell over. Plant stand on dishwasher swayed noticably
Hamilton, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was awake and at my computer when I felt the first tremor. About 10 seconds later, I felt another tremor. I live in a travel trailer, and it rocked back and forth.
East Helena / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sun River MT. / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
640 Olsen Gulch, Anaconda MT 59711 / MMI III (Weak shaking): Mild shaking. If you’ve never experienced a quake you might not have recognized it. Only felt 1 aftershock.
Helena (51.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): two house-shaking incidents, at 00:30 and 00:35
Butte / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Bed started shaking and it lasted about 5 seconds. A lot of movement and seems whole house was shaking! Hanging plants were swinging but nothing fell.
(181.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Missoula, mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Butte, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shook for about 5 seconds. Chandeliers swayed and whole home was rocking.
Ennis, Montana (191.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was asleep and woke up to the house shaking and I heard cracking. This is a log home that sits along the Madison River in Ennis, Montana. The chandelier was swinging And everyone was awakened in the home, including the dog.
(129.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Missoula (129 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Butte, MT (112.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sharp rocking of the house. Porch swing was moving. Felt aftershock about 2-3 minutes later
Great falls (95.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
great falls mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking): felt 2 events about 5 mins apart, both with some power but not severe. woken out of sleep by sustained rocking, more of a pulse sensation than a longitudinal wave.
Kalispell / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Boise, idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bozeman, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Objects rattling, most of household woke up, swaying/shaking feeling
Missoula / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me from a sound sleep with bed shaking back and forth for about five seconds.
Ryan dam (113.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(121.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): 4th floor of hotel
Weiser, ID / MMI II (Very weak shaking): A swaying sensation about a minute apart twice. at around 12:33 AM MDT
Sandpoint, Idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking): As I lay on the bed it felt like a rolling of baby waves…made hanging things sway but no sound.
Butte / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Missoula / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt vibrations lying in bed, which got stronger & woke me up-windows & pictures rattled, lights were swinging- then the whole house just made a loud cracking noise- after that it stopped- slight aftershock shortly after
(160.3 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Menan idaho / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Missoula,mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Live in a basemeng long sustained shakinh
Polson / MMI V (Moderate shaking): This is the actual first one we have felt since we moved here from California 7 years ago.
Helena / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Deer Lodge, MT 59722 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Polson, Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Helena Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking): One aftershock so far
(191.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
West Yellowstone (270.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Collins, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): There was a BNSF train going over the trestle near our house. Pretty crazy to be woke up by it.
White Sulphur Springs / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lewiston, Id / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Rudyard, Mt (217.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Made the wind chime and hanging lamp swing and rattled the china closer. Couch noticeable bounced up and down and side to side.
Missoula MT 59808 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light sleeper was awakened. The windows didn’t rattle but my nerves sure did!
Kalispell / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was trying to sleep and my bed started shaking violently. I got up to get my son and lost my balance as the whole house moved. 5 minutes later was an aftershock
I felt it in Butte. Followed by a after shock / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(99.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): In Great Falls, MT I had been shaken awake.
Big Sky, Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking): AWESOME SUPERVOLCANO!!!! Heard the structures shake and cot moved back and forth very obviously
Helena / MMI IV (Light shaking)
59824 (147.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Seeley Lake, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bozeman / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Was sitting at a desk and the whole house seemed to shake. Felt two waves . I stood up and thought for a second I was just dizzy and couldn’t keep my balance. Then realized after the second wave and seeing the house move that it was an earthquake
Seeley lake / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Great Falls / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Pulled from sleep by shaking, cans fell from shelf.
Marion MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dutton, Mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking): First shock at 12:23 am lasting approximately 1 min 2nd shock just as strong last less time
Helena Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking): We were sleeping and awoke to a shaking bed about 12:35 a.m.
(171.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Creston British columbia / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awake in bed. Felt the bed and the room shaking for about 15-20 seconds.
59935 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Salmon idaho (236 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Objects like lamps were swaying very moderate side to side motion (via app)
Great Falls (244.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Rumbling, slight side to side movement. Awoke feom sleep.
WHITEHALL (137.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Hamilton / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Polson, Montana (174.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): First noticed bed shaking, then everything on shelves and dressers shaking, subsided, then shaking again.
Deer Lodge, MT / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Thompson Falls / MMI IV (Light shaking): Noticed shaking motion forward and back, left and right. Not a rolling quake feel at all.
(81.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Island Park, Idaho / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Great Falls, Montana (95.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shook the whole house, Dogs going crazy barking, moved furniture and pictures on the wall. After shock not so bad. First shake lasted about 10-15 seconds.
Rollins / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darby, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): garbage can on deck started jumping, then the fridge chattered across the floor. Books and pictures hopping about. Friend and I both haven’t ever experienced a shake like this in 20+ years of living here.
Helena, Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up to rumbling noise and light shaking. Duration lasted for 15 to 20 seconds. Within 5 minutes there was a second round, about the same intensity but didn’t last as long.
Great Falls (85.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): We woke up to feeling the whole house shaking. Felt like 30 seconds.
bozema / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Salmon,Idaho / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Large objects like bed and chair swayed and shook. Lasted about 20-30 seconds.
Superior / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Just laid down to go to sleep and felt the bed shaking and hutch on dresser shaking.
Whitefish Mountain Resort (226.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up to the bed shaking.
Placid lake,Mt (90.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Augusta Mile marker 33 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt it! Shook our house
Philipsburg / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(129.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting in a parked vehicle was a long extended shaking about 7 seconds
Shelby / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
East Helena, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Butte mt / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Anaconda / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Clancy / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(191.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Helena / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Whitehall / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was playing on my phone and checking my email before going to bed and all of a sudden I thought my husband was wrestling around with his dog in the living room which is adjacent to my bedroom door. Then the shaking and rattling got worse my pan rack in my kitchen started clanging, my TV started shaking and my potted plants were shaking as well . In fact my entire apartment above the garage was shaking. It lasted for a good 30 seconds and then it subsided but had aftermath tremors that were wea
59911 (176.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Boise / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
wisdom / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Salmon Idaho / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Intense. Dogs started barking, house shaking, windows and household items making noise from the shaking, it was a very strong rumble. Frightening and lasted a good 30 seconds.
Creston, montana / MMI IV (Light shaking): Noise of doors, walls shaking woke me up. Wasn’t enough to wake up the husband.
ElkRiver, Idaho (294.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): We felt and heard shaking and a few minutes later felt the aftershock.
Coram (202.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): fishtank moved and splashed windows rattled, floor shifted and walls. back and forth motion. no damage (via app)
(89.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Laurel (310.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Real light shaking in our house felt by my brother dad and I not enough to wake up my 4 month old son though
Naples, idaho / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Missoula / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
59405 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Entire house shook, felt like it was moved side to side. Children woke up and I had them stand in doorways to make sure there were no additional aftershocks. Items fell from bookshelves. Existing crack in foundation doubled in length and new crack appeared above window.
Whitefish / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Polson (155.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like something hit the house. Was just falling asleep and was woken.
Bellevue, Idaho / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
59845 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The house shook back and forth for 7 seconds.
Libby, Lincoln County / MMI IV (Light shaking): My chair began moving…I looked and saw my curtain moving and my windows are closed!! I was raised in California, so I know what earthquakes feel like!! I swear this had to be one!!!
Ennis montana (30.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
59718 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): OH YEAHHHHHHHHHH!
Columbia Fall, Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking): Start with a vibration then gAined intensity. At least height glasses were clanking together and there was a noticeable shaking. May have 10 seconds in total. It happened about 1230 am. Maybe 2 minutes after there was a smaller aftershock.
Lincoln / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Great Falls / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
West Glacier, mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Big Sky / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kalispell / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It woke me up!
Manhattan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Butte Montana / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Sandpoint, Idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking)
shelby mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Lewiston ID / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Columbia Falls / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Never felt that before! Shook my bed hard, wondered who was playing a prank in me!
Lincoln, MT / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Placid lake, MT (27.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Coeur d’Alene, ID (345.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shook the bed and rocked mini blinds and dishes, open door swayed.
Townsend, mt / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Florence (152.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Thought my place was gonna collapse
Helena, MT (48.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Kimberley, BC (320.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
hayden (346.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Coeur d’Alene Idaho (343.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It felt like the house was on a wave.
Twin Lakes, ID (356.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Belgrade / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ketchum (419.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Heard a creek in my bed, then felt the bed shake slightly, ran to the light in the kitchen to check the hanging light,sure enough,swaying about an inch back and forth. a couple min later it showed on the app (via app)
Seeley Lake (88.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Helena, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Missoula mt / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Medicine Hat, AB / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Missoul / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed shook and I can see walls move. On the 4th floor of hotel in Missoula
(130.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Whitefish / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Spokane, WA / MMI III (Weak shaking): Entire house shook. Felt it on couch. Wife was awoken in bed.
Troy, Idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking): The walls of the manufactured home were making noises as they moved and the bed was shaking.
geraldine, mt (169.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I couldn’t sleep and had been up for a bit when I felt my computer chair start shaking. I thought somebody might have been behind me doing it, but realized the whole house was shaking. It maybe lasted 30 seconds.
1842 ArraSTRA GULCH HELENA MT / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Woke me from a sound sleep. Violent shaking
Chinook (290.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Chair I was sitting in was shaking
Bozeman / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dixon, MT (155.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): House rocked. No apparent damage.
Spokane Valley, WA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Chester (194.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Great Falls, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sustained shaking for about 30-40 seconds and then slowly dissipating… light aftershock 10 minutes later.
Salmon idaho / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Libby MT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Helena / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Great falls,mt (7.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): First time ever being in an earthquake and have no clue what to do kinda scared.
Kalispell, Mt (198.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Helena / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sounded like it came from the south. Lasted maybe 30 seconds. Aftershock was shorter about 5 minutes later
Whitefish, Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kalispel MT (207.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Just got to bed and it started shaking
Plains, Mt / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Fort Benton / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke me up. Felt like bed shaking. At least two separate times. Woke my wife up as well.
chester montana / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Butte mt (114.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Apgar Village / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Anaconda (145.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Missoula, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Two shocks, second was stronger and lasted 4-5 seconds
Lakeside / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke my child and I, lasted a good 5-8 seconds with smaller aftershock.
Ferndale MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
835 great northern blvd / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woken from sleep, startled the dogs and slightly frightened me I fell to the ground and covered. A few minutes later there was a shorter also moderate shaking
Spirit lake idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Naples idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking that felt like the bed was on a wave. Pendent lights were slightly moving. Then felt a shorter one a few minutes later
Boise / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Billings, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up!
helena, 8th street / MMI V (Moderate shaking): House moved Aftershocks shortly thereafter Nbout 12:15am
Elliston / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Great Falls, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shook ceiling fans so that it was out of balance, awoke from sound sleep
Helena / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up. Went to get my kids as this was the first I experienced. Ground was shaking like crazy. Similar to trying to walk on a trapoline
Townsend, Montana (97.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Laurel, MT / MMI III (Weak shaking): Noticeable shaking of bed on ground-level.
7 miles north of Augusta / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Missoula / MMI IV (Light shaking)
MISSOULA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
potomac,montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking): awoken in sleep by grumbling noise, bed shaking, objects knocked off counter. also a small after shock.
Salmon, Idaho / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(173.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Helena / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Awakened by rumbling. Felt aftershock about 15 minutes later.
Manhattan (193 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was standing in my stairs & felt thrm shift. My kids (who were not asleep) felt it upstairs & came running downstairs. My husband who was in another room did not feel it at all. Our dog seemed s little upset afterwards.
Prichard, id / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Deer Lodge / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was woke up by earthquake in Deer Lodge. Was talking to wife in Helena and felt aftershock about 6 – 8 seconds after she felt it.
Missoula, mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking): One big with n aftershock 5 min later. Missoula mt
Missoula, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Deep rumbling sound, with a second shake 6 min later
Columbia Falls / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(151.5 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Boise / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
South 19th Ave, Bozeman MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sitting in bed reading when I felt the whole house sway back and forth. The wind chimes on my ceiling made some noise, and some wire decorations started rattling.
Helena / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Helena, mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
1232 Stetson Rd., north of Lincoln Rd., just off M / MMI IV (Light shaking): A little more than light, but no breakage that I am aware of.
Ketchum / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Bozeman, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lying in bed and felt bed moving. Shortly after my kids came running into room describing the blinds moving, desk moving back and forth, etc.
helena valley Montana ave. / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt two, the aftershock wasn’t as rough as the initial. The first lasted about 4 seconds.
Helena, Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up from a dead sleep, I’m a heavy sleeper and about 5 mines later felt an aftershock not as bad but you could hear it coming.
Bigfork / MMI IV (Light shaking)
missoula, Mt (126.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(202.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Helena MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Turah / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(159.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Butte / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Missoula, Montana / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light fixture rocked to and fro a distance of 8 inches; generated waves in aquarium water. Dogs not disturbed. I felt it sitting in my chair
Anaconda Montans / MMI IV (Light shaking): My bed was shaking and woke me up. I could see the street light fluttering too. I got up and was looking to see if an earthquake just happened when the house and chair began shaking. My dog freaked out.
Ronan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Charlo, Mr. It woke me up. Felt after shock. Not as strong.
Moscow, Idaho (357.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(150.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Some of us were already awake, most slept through it.
Bozeman (158.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt at around 12:38 am. Light shaking. Air mattress wiggled easily. Hangers wiggled on rack noticibly
Billings / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Twin lakes ID / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Really mild rolling for about 15 seconds
Malmstrom afb, mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(98.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Clancy / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(197.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bozeman / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Missoula / MMI IV (Light shaking): I had just falling asleep and the dog started barking and ran off. The house started shaking and my alarm clock fell off the nightstand.
Amsterdam, Montana (162.3 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
NW of Chester, MT (197.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It woke us up and we experienced an a smaller one too about 5 mins later. The floor and the doors rattled the first time and then just the doors a little the second time. I thought the house might be collapsing until I realized that maybe it was a quake, so I came here and sure enough it was registered….!
Helena, MT. / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderate to strong shaking. In travel trailer, which was rocking considerably. Woke from dead sleep. Very alarming. Lasted about 30 seconds, followed by a mild aftershock.
Missoula / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Moiese valley road, Charlo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Boulder, MT (87.9 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Billings, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Stevensville / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up.
Silverton, Idaho. 83867 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Laying in bed in my basement and the bed started shaking, could hear the walls creaking. Lasted about 30 seconds.
Ketchum, Idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Laurel, MT (311.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up. Table lamp creaking. Bed shaking. Maybe 1 min. Plus a short less intense aftershock.
Helena / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Helena montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
59911 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Awakened by bed shaking … something fell but haven’t figured out what
Belgrade / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt like I was swaying. When I realised it wasn’t just me I looked up and my heavy hanging macrome lamp and my dream were swaying
garden city (505.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): ceiling mounted tv and chandelier started shaking.
(126.6 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Shelby Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke from dead sleep house shook for 30-40 seconds second after shock felt
Virginia City, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Saint Ignatius / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Whole house shook
(364.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Trout Creek / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Whitefish, mt / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Helena, MT / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Kalispell, MT 59901 (203.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Billings / MMI IV (Light shaking): In a hotel in Billings Awakened by the bed shaking.
Victor, MT / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
59635 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Seeley Lake, MT (89.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): seemed like a noise at first and then 10-15 seconds of the house (single story) shaking side to side
Manhattan / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting at my computer around 12:23 am when the computer and all object on the table bagan to shake gently.. soon the shaking became more intense rattling the walls and shaking the hanging light fixtures, my children came running into the room with similar stories
(237.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt a strong jolt and some shaking plus hanging lamp swayed for more than A minute.
(33.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light to moderate shaking, woke from a dead sleep. 1 large aftershock so far. Loud, shook/swayed walls and windows.
Billings / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Polson, mt (156.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Watching tv and felt a light movement that made my wife pause the show and it slowly grew and dissipated in about 20 seconds.
59912 (635.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(161.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Laying on couch and felt shaking. Curtains were moving on their own
Lolo, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
FairField, Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We were woken up in our sleep from the house shaking so much.
Bozeman, MT (216.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It felt a bit like thunder without the sound: windows shook, house creaked — I noticed our chandelier swaying significantly afterward
Helena / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was like being inside next to a freight train, but without the noise and wind. The first quake seemed to intensify after 10 seconds, lasting maybe 30 seconds. The after shock about 6 minutes later was mild.
Butte / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Stevensville / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(343.7 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt the earthquake while sitting on my bed in our basement apartment.
Carmen ID (196 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Great falls mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(209.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Momentary jolt.
Hamilton Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Butte, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Billings / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Dillon Mt / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Whitehall / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Boise Idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like I was being moved around on my bed closet doors shaking and clothes swaying in my closer
Whitefish (215.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
59868 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Florence Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nelson, BC / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Great Falls, MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Flathead lake / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Great Falls Mt / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke us up, bed and house shaking, 3 distinct separate shakes
Whitefish (209.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Shook the whole house and everyone felt it.
Tiffany of Coram (203.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): It shook my house for a few seconds. It also upset my dog.
Holter lake Montana / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Camping by Holter lake near Helena Montana. Sleeping in tent on ground was awoken to loud rumbles like a truck starting and being shook awake
priest river (368.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Butte / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Kelowna bc Canada / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Coeur D’Alene,Idaho (33.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Choteau / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Whitehall (127.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): We were sleeping in our 55th wheel and I thought someone was outside rocking us. Then as I dressed to go check on company in the house there was an aftershock.
Townsend / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Lateral shaking 5-10 seconds. Aftershock about five minutes later about same strength but shorter duration
Billings MT / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Spokane WA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mccall, ID / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed shaking. Chandelier swinging. In McCall, ID.
Standpoint, ID / not felt: Wife actually called and woke me. She is in Stevensville, MT. She was woken from sleep, 2x shaking episodes. 1x lamp & mirror knocked over. No obvious damage
Kalispell / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Careywood / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Helena / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Clancy, Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
St. Maries, Idaho / MMI IV (Light shaking)
59715 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hamilton Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Wolf creek, mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Hobson / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
East Helena / MMI IV (Light shaking)
McCall, ID / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(80.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Ronan,MT (153.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Victor / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Great Falls / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
great falls, montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Whitefish / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awakened. Bed shaking. Shades making noise moving back & forth.
Helena, mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Billings, MT Home / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very light shaking for seemed like 30 seconds. My wife had no clue asleep. I was sitting outside and woke up all the birds.
Laurel 59044 / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Just felt short small wave. Nothing really shook.
Canyon Creek, Montana / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Shook the whole house and woke us out of bed, knocked a few hats off the wall, several aftershocks, one knocked glass off of a shelf but didn’t brake-scary though. Neighbor called said her cabinets were swaying!
(49.1 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Columbia Falls, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): chairs and beds shook back and forth.
Kila / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Spokane, WA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Coeur d’alene / MMI III (Weak shaking): Laying in bed and felt the bed shake. First thing I thought had to be a earthquake.
Big fork / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(156.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Hamilton (165.6 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Coeur d Alene, Idaho (343.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed was moving. Fireplace tools were clanging together
Lethbridge, Alberta , Canada (301.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Whole bed was shaking and clothes were shaking
Rathdrum, ID / MMI IV (Light shaking): It woke my son up, he said his bed was shaking. I sent him back to bed and told him it must have been a dream. Guess not!
Coeur d’Alene (350.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
helena, mt / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ronan Montana / MMI V (Moderate shaking): woke me up, my bed was shaking pretty good. the chains on the ceiling fan was hitting globe. then a few min. later we felt it again but not as strong
Bozeman / MMI IV (Light shaking)
STEVENSVILLE / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bigfork mt / MMI V (Moderate shaking): 3 teenagers freaked out on third floor. Woke me and my wife up. Hummingbird feeders on upper deck swinging back and forth. Bulldog about shit herself.
Helena, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Got woken up from the whole bed shaking. Our cats all ran and hid behind furniture. Second earthquake shortly after the first one.
Souths Country store, York rd. Helena (50.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): good size earthquake, fairly long lasting, small aftershock, 7 min. approx. good aftershock.
(42.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Townsend MT / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Eagle, ID (489.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(112.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Great Falls, MT (93.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Anaconda, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Missoula / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Quite strong. We were all three awake and yelling out windows to each other. I ran for the door jamb in my mind before I was awake enough to move. Lasted 20 sec. Felt another smaller one a few min later.
Missoula / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Florence, MT 59833 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Helena, MT / MMI IV (Light shaking): Laying in bed felt the whole house rumble, things were rattling, cat was freaking out. Felt another rumble a few minutes later.
Great Falls / MMI IV (Light shaking)

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  1. 5 miles west of Newport, WA….Sitting on my bed, felt like someone started shaking it. Started out mild, but got stronger over about 30 seconds. Things rattling and bouncing. Dogs howling strangely and barking. Felt 2 more, but more mild.

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