6.5-magnitude Idaho earthquake felt by residents of British Columbia’s Wine Country

An earthquake in Idaho on Tuesday afternoon was felt by residents of B.C.’s Wine Country.

The 6.5-magnitude earthquake was located 72 kilometres west of Challis, Idaho, and occurred at 4:52 p.m. PT, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It also had a depth of 10 km.

Challis is an approximate 10-hour drive south of Osoyoos, B.C.

Shortly after the earthquake, Global News in Kelowna received several calls from area residents.


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