ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A light but shallow Montana earthquake today 2013 has struck north of Idaho. The Montana earthquake today May 21, 2013 erupted in the morning hours. No reports of damage have yet to be indicated by local news.
Officials tell news that a 2.5 magnitude Montana earthquake today started at 6:00 am local time. The quake however had virtually no depth. USGS indicates to news that the Montana earthquake started only two miles below ground level. As a result, the quake could be felt across the immediate vicinity.
USGS indicates to news that the Montana earthquake began eight miles west of Lima. It was seventy miles northwest of Rexburg, Idaho and eighty-four miles northwest of Idaho Falls. Officials also tell news that the quake was eight-five miles north of Ammon, Idaho and roughly one hundred fifty miles from Helena, Montana.
In April, a Wyoming quake struck Montana as well. That quake was twenty-nine miles southeast of Gardiner, Montana. It was also thirty-two miles east of West Yellowstone. Officials also told news that the quake struck thirty-six miles southwest of Cooke City-Silver Gate and roughly three hundred miles northeast of Salt Lake City, Utah. The quake started twenty-two miles northeast of f Old Faithful Geyser. It was also close to Bozeman, Montana, roughly seventy-five mils southeast.