A strong 6.5 earthquake rocked portions of Idaho this evening; the epicenter was based roughly 90 miles north and east of Boise and struck at 5:52pm local time / 7:52pm ET.
According to the USGS, the potent earthquake struck at a depth of 10km. The earthquake struck well west of Yellowstone National Park, home to a large supervolcano. USGS says this was a tectonic event not related to any volcano, including Yellowstone.
Residents in Boise report on social media substantial shaking that lasted 10-20 seconds. The earthquake was felt in portions of both the American and Canadian west.
At this time, there are no damage, injury, or deaths reported.