3.8 quake in central Idaho, 2.5 in west Montana

  • Sat May 3rd, 2014 7:37pm
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Associated Press

CHALLIS, Idaho — Small earthquakes occurred Saturday morning in remote areas of central Idaho and western Montana.

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.8-magnitude earthquake occurred at 1:34 a.m. about seven miles northwest of Challis.

The Challis area has seen a flurry of earthquakes this year.

In western Montana, a 2.5 earthquake was measured at 7:13 a.m. about 20 miles northeast of Thompson Falls.