Idaho authorities say no major damage after 6.5 earthquake

This photo provided by Tyler Beyer shows a rockslide on Highway 21 near Lowman, Idaho, after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The earthquake struck north of Boise, Idaho, Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking. (Tyler Beyer via AP)

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The day after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake rattled Idaho, authorities near the epicenter say there have been no reports of significant damage or injuries.

Kathy Rodgers, a dispatcher with the Custer County Sheriff’s Office, says calls poured in following the earthquake just after 6 p.m. on Tuesday but all appears to be well in the sparsely populated central Idaho county.

More than 2 million live in the region that could feel the initial Idaho quake, according to the US Geological Survey.

At least 47 aftershocks had been recorded by the USGS by mid-morning, with the largest one measured at a magnitude 4.6.

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