Earthquake originates in western Montana, shakes Washington and Idaho

Did you feel it? A magnitude 5.8 is a big quake! Many here in Moscow felt it last night. 

An magnitude 5.8 earthquake rattled a wide swath of the Northern Rockies on Wednesday night, rousing people from the Spokane area to Bozeman, Montana.

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the earthquake’s epicenter was located about 9 kilometers southeast of the western Montana town of Lincoln.