US Geological Survey: Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho -- A large earthquake struck north of Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday evening, March 31, with people across a large area reporting shaking.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the magnitude 6.5 temblor struck just before 5 p.m.

It was centered 73 miles northeast of Meridian, Idaho.

A restaurant owner in Stanley near where the quake hit said his whole house was rattling from the force of it.