The earthquake that shook Western Montana awake early July 6, 2017, was the biggest ever recorded west of the Continental Divide in Montana and the strongest to hit the state in more than 40 years. It was felt from Missoula to Billings and some surrounding states and Canadian provinces.
The epicenter of the quake was about 6 miles south of Lincoln, originating from a depth of around 3 miles underground.
HELENA — Less than two weeks after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck the same area, western Montana was rattling again early Monday morning as…
Almost as soon as the shaking stopped early Thursday morning, Montanans took to social media to report where they were when the ground shook, …
Damage was minimal, but the magnitude 5.8 earthquake centered south of Lincoln early Tuesday was the most violent yet in Montana west of the Continental Divide.
LINCOLN — Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton swiped through photos on his cellphone while having lunch Thursday near the epicenter of t…
Within minutes of the 5.8-magnitude earthquake just outside of Lincoln, Facebook lit up with chatter about the earthquake felt across western Montana, but the only reported damage reported locally occurred to the Napton Apartment building at 25 E. Granite Street.
The earthquake south of Lincoln that shook people from Spokane to Billings occurred along a fault not previously mapped by seismologists, which is not surprising in a region less studied than the seismically active West Coast.
A half dozen people milled around D&D Foodtown grocery store in Lincoln Thursday morning, helping clean up broken glass, tomato sauce and other products that fell from the shelves during the midnight quake and ensuing aftershocks.
KALISPELL — The earthquake that rattled residents awake early Thursday morning in northwest Montana left some frayed nerves, but no damage in its wake.
A 5.8 magnitude earthquake in western Montana created some messy situations from Lincoln to Helena early Thursday morning. No serious damage h…