Earthquake rattles Idaho, eastern Oregon

An earthquake slammed the local area just before 6 p.m. There are no reports of injuries or major damage yet.

A strong earthquake – at least 6.3 in magnitude – hit southern Idaho and eastern Oregon just before 6 p.m. Tuesday.

The Malheur County Sheriff’s Office dispatch center reported no injuries or major damage but “lots of phone calls” in the wake of the quake.

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