The capital of Idaho, Boise was struck by a huge natural disaster in the northern region Tuesday evening, with people reporting that the whole area shook dangerously.
The natural disaster struck just before 5 p.m., the USGS reported, with its epicenter 73 miles northeast of Meridian, Idaho-west of Challis. It was centred 118 kilometres northeast of Meridian, Idaho.
Brett Woolley, the owner of Bridge Street Grill in Stanley, said he heard the quake coming before he felt it.
Not long after that, numerous Calgarians started tweeting and speculating that they'd just felt an natural disaster.
That's when everything started shaking, just before 6 p.m.
In the last 10 days, there has been one quake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby. "I'm sitting here perfectly still and the water next to me is still vibrating", Wolley told ABC News.
A 6.5 magnitude quake near Stanley shook up a quiet afternoon in southern Idaho, as community residents from Hailey to Twin Falls sent in videos of their experiences as KMVT covered it all.
Idaho's largest in almost 40 years - hit the state Tuesday evening.
According to the Idaho Statesman, a resident of East Boise said the shaking lasted between 20 and 30 seconds, with a brief pause in the middle.
"An aftershock is just an quake, but it happens at a time that doesn't surprise us", she said.
Tuesday's quake was the strongest in the state since the 1983 Borah Peak natural disaster, which measured 6.9 on the Richter Scale and reportedly killed two people. Just get down and try to cover'.
"At my house, pictures flew off the wall and stuff fell, but there was no structural damage", Botti said.