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4.9 magnitude earthquake rattles western Idaho

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SMITHS FERRY, Idaho (KIFI) - A 4.9 magnitude earthquake shook a portion of western Idaho Monday morning.

The USGS reported the quake happened 6.3 miles north of Smith Ferry or nearly 55 miles north of Boise. It was reported at 10:25 a.m.

There are reports that some people in the Treasure Valley felt the quake. No damage has been reported so far.

The last major quake to hit Idaho was on March 31, 2020, when a 6.5 magnitude quake struck northwest of Stanley.

The Valley County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook afterward they had not received any reports of injury or damage. More than 1,600 people in all directions around the quake in Idaho and into eastern Oregon reported feeling it, the USGS website shows. Most reported it feeling in the range from weak to moderate, the USGS website shows.

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