Montana earthquake felt in Spokane, surrounding areas


SPOKANE, Wash. -Phones were ringing off the hook at the National Weather Service after a small earthquake was felt around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, all from people asking if there was an earthquake. The answer is yes. But not in Spokane.

The United States Geological Survey reports a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck about 9 kilometers southeast of Lincoln, Montana. Several viewers reported feeling the shakes in Coeur d'Alene, Mead and Spokane and Nespelem. So far no damage has been reported in Montana.