Great falls – Thought it was our washer but then it stronger no dam
Corvallis – Lasted around 20 seconds, no apparent damage
Seeley Lake – 30 to 40 seconds with lighter after shock about 5 to 6 minutes later
Hamilton – Felt aftershock as well
Helena – It went on for what felt like a full minute. Experienced a 30 second aftershock a few minutes later.
Billings – Lightly shook the house and the bed I was in for about 5 seconds if that
Kalispell – One minute. No damage.
Bigfork – About 10 seconds. House was swaying. Felt like the doe was pushing on the bed but the whole
House was creaking. Chickens were going crazy.
Butte – 5 seconds of hard shaking, followed by aftershock a few minutes later
dillon mt – shaking lasted about 5 secs
Seeley lake – Plates feel down
Wise River, MT – Bed shaking woke everyone up. Scared the hell out of the dogs, but no damage.
Bozeman – My son felt it too, 350 miles away up in the Flathead.
Stevensville – First was about 20 sec. Second was about 6 sev
Butte – It woke us but was unsure if it was an earthquake until the second one hit 10 minutes later. The shaking lasted less than 10 to 20 seconds on the first and about ten seconds on the second one. Unsure of property damage at this time.
outside Florence – First quake 10 seconds
about three minutes later five seconds
Columbia Falls – Moved the beverage in my glass. Thought a large military aircraft was flying very low. Never felt an earthquake before!
Deer Lodge – Whole house shook.
Stevensville – 5 secondes, the whole house shook! don’t know of any damages yet…..
Irvine – Felt the house sway for a couple of seconds . Made me feel dizzy
Helena – Two earthquakes, five minutes apart, both shook the building significantly. First was longer at about five seconds in length, the second was close to, but less than, a second in length.
Stevensville, MT – 2 distinct shakes, each lasting about 10 seconds…the first one woke up…thought it was a strong gust of wind
Helena – 10 seconds
MISSOULA – 15 SECONDS
Stevensville, MT – heard rumble and shacking of bed. No known damage in house outside appears ok but it 12:30 am. Lasted 10 sec.
Polson, MT – No damage. Went for maybe 20 seconds. Felt another one a few minutes later that was smaller.
Kalispell – Reminded me of the way it felt when the big quake happened near Yellowstone in I think 1959… I was just a kid but the tomatoes were shaking on my dad’s vines..
Yahk – Was lying in bed, spring mattress. Thought a dog had jumped in bed. Duration of waves was about ten seconds.
Missoula – First wave lasted 20-40 seconds, aftershock may be 10-15
Airway Heights – 3 to 5 seconds
Great Falls – Unusual for Montana. Around 12:30 at night, bed and room rattled, seems some people slept through it but most people got up to check. No visual fissures or damage outdoors, no indoor damage, nothing fell over or broke. Had one aftershock thus far.
Helena – Shaking lasted approximately 5 seconds, w 1 aftershock felt abt 4 min later n lasted approximately 3 seconds
VICTOR – 1st one was weak and lasted for less than a minute. 2nd one was very weak and lasted a few seconds.
Bed shook, as did bookshelf nearby
Kalispell – Shaking lasted approximately five minutes, five minute pause and then three more minutes of shaking.
Magrath – 2-4 seconds shaking No apparent damage
Moscow Idaho – A rolling shake that lasted for about 10 seconds strong enough to cause clothing in closet to sway.
Black Diamond – No damage, very light vibration while sitting on couch at 12:33 am MST. At least 2 noticeable shakes 2-3 seconds
Florence, MT – Five seconds of shaking. One small Aftershock a couple minutes later.
Lethbridge – Felt the ground sway once then again a few seconds later
Kalispell – It lasted about 5 seconds and was followed a couple minutes later with more, but less violent, shaking.
Medicine Hat – Shook our bed, woke us up
Helena – 10 seconds with a couple of aftershocks
Stevensville – I was asleep on the couch and the shaking woke me up. I thought my husband was moving the house to wake me up. Our pendent lights and chandelier were swaying for at least 30 seconds after the shaking stopped.
Libby, Montana – Bed swayed lightly, but enough to get my attention. Checked the earthquake report to verify that it was an earthquake shown here.
Butte – Ithhink it lasted about 30 sec it shook my apartment pretty hard it was swaying
Montana City – Lasted about 30 seconds and felt one aftershock (so far).
Billings – 3 to 5 seconds.
Bozeman – no property damage
Shelby – Rattled the kitchen
Stevensville – About 10 seconds and followed by aftershocks multiple times a few minutes apart that were much more mild
Four Corners, MT – Lights and house shaking, then quick aftershock; woke me out of bed.
St. Ignatius – Shook the whole house. Nothing damaged.
Trail – Laying in bed my daughter came running into my room
She said she felt it. I thought that’s what it was but I am terrified of earthquakes so I pretended it wasn’t happening. Lasted about a minute and a bit
Pullman – About 15 seconds, beginning with a couple shakes, then increasing infrequency and intensity with a couple follow-up shakees at the end.
Polson – Approximately 10 seconds of pretty intense shaking, doors and windows were rattling, no damage observed.
kalispell mt – First wave hit and rolled to second wave. Lasted overall 2 min
Cardston – Lasted 30 secs. Shook bed. No damage
Hamilton – Heard and felt the shaking with an aftershock about 3 or 4 minutes later
Conrad – Woke up to the whole bed shaking and the roof creaking. Sounded like a huge wind storm the house was rattling.
West river side – 10-15 seconds and nothing was damaged.
Lethbridge – Woke me up. Bed was shaking. Lasted a few seconds
Helena – There were 2 quakes, lasting approximately 30 seconds each.
Bigfork, Mt – Moderate shaking here
Rexburg – About 5-10 seconds felt the shaking
East Helena – The shaking lasted approx. 40 seconds.
Missoula, Montana –
Moscow, Idaho – Lasted few seconds. Walls moving, lights swinging, rumbling and creaking. Pool water sloshing.
Ronan – Woke me from a sound sleep
great falls –
Stevensville, MT – Woke me up. Lots of ratteling. One aftershock.
Fernie – About 10 seconds.
Fort Benton – 30 seconds
Sandpoint – Felt more like a rolling sensation. Curtains swayed. Lasted around 25 seconds, I think.
Kalispell – No damage, awoke from sleep before the quake. Entire house shook for 5-8 seconds. Scared me silly!
Missoula – 5/6 seconds and then an after shock in a couple of minutes
no damage, lots of shaking
MISSOULA – No damage. Felt like a jolt that lasted maybe 2 seconds.
Helena, Montana – I was driving and felt it on the road- made the road wave
Pablo – No property damage, lot of rattling. about 12-15 seconds.
Bigfork, MT –
RAYNESFORD – This happened at midnight so I don’t know of damage to property outside. I live in a log house so no plaster cracks but the shaking was strong but brief. I felt 3 aftershocks of lesser degrees. I was on the main floor working on the computer, everything rattled and shook for a few seconds.
Superior, Montana – I was in the boiler control room and the whole building and boiler started shaking for 20 seconds..kinda stoppes then started again for about 20 more.seconds
Alder, MT – Sounded like a big gust of wind coming then the house started shaking harder and realized it was an earthquake!
Missoula – A few seconds, not sure, I am on an apartment on lower floor, in the ground 4 feet, it moved, but appears undamaged.
bigfork – sound asleep – woke me up – groggy – bed moving – could hear other sounds.
On county line between Florence and Miss – No damage. Shaking woke me up at about 12:31. Lasted approximately 6-7 seconds. A second tremor was felt about 4 minutes later lasting 3-4 seconds.
Brooks,ab – I was laying in bed watching tv when I felt my bed shake at 12:32 am. It lasted about 5 seconds.
Helena – I was asleep & bed started shaking for several seconds. Then I went outside & a minute later ground shifted under my feet for few seconds.
Florence – Strong shaking X 2 about 15 seconds or more
Claresholm AB – Less than a minute, felt like my couch was being pushed around by someone
Calgary – Could feel the building moving. Caused light fixture to swing a bit. Lasted around 5 seconds. I knew it was an earthquake.
Great Falls – Shaking lasted around five seconds, I was outside so as far as I know right now nothing was damaged around me.
Great Falls – 5 seconds of shaking with an after shock. Can not see any damage yet due to the fact it happened sat 12:30 am
Glasgow – Week shaking felt while sitting on the ground. No objects moving that I could tell. Lasted for about ten seconds.
Bozeman – Awakened to bed shaking and heard rattling. Felt aftershock few minutes later.
Great Falls –
Missoula – Not sure about damage. Everyone woke up and I made them go downstairs. Secondary shake followed about 5 minutes after.
Spokane – 30-40 seconds
Missoula – Felt disorienting. Was sitting in a computer chair and it felt like someone was tugging at it. First time ever experiencing an earthquake…not a fan.
kamiah – It seemed to last 30 seconds.
Libby, Montana – 7/6/2017 12:30 am. Earthquake felt in Libby,
MT. Bed shaking, wind chimes chiming though the air is ver still. Woke me up.
Great falls – Min
Havre – No damages. Shaking lasted perhaps a minute or so the first time. Objects hanging from ceiling had stopped swinging when we could feel the second shaking. This time only for 15-20 seconds and not as strong. My son said his bed was moving in the basement and the water in his fish tank had ripples.
Havre, MT –
Medicine Hat – The shake lasted about 5-7 seconds and I was in my bedroom which is located in my underground basement
Butte – Pretty unnerving. I was hoping items did not fall off shelves because they were moving. House still shaking some off and on at 12:52 a.m. We felt a large jolt and it seemed like there was a large boom. Relatively large after shock within a few minutes after the initial quake.
Helena, MT – felt strong shaking at 12:31am at Devils Elbow Campground. Our camper shook, dishes rattled, some things on shelves fell. Lasted about 5-6 seconds. Followed by a lesser tremor 3 minute later lasting 4-5 seconds. Katie Spencer, Camp Host
was more of a series of jolts than rolling…
Great Falls – Almost a minute with light shaking continue for some time after, and then about ten minutes later another moderate one hit followed by sudden big shaking with lessened and petered off with weak shaking until stopping. No damage noted. Friends in Bozeman, Billings, and all over the state noticed it too, some had stronger than others.
Bozeman,Mt. – The house was creaking and light fixtures and blinds were swaying.
Heart Butte Montana – It only lasted about 2 minutes the whole house shook.
Sheridan – 5 seconds, felt it in the basement
coeur d alene, id – Shaking for about 10 seconds
Missoula Montana –
Boulder – No damage to property, lasted about 5 seconds
Helena – Two story house shook pretty bad
Clancy, MT – I heard what at first seemed like the rumble of a very large vehicle on the road. The dishes and lamps continued to rattle as I turned the light on and rushed to the window, seeing nothing. The shaking lasted maybe 10-12 seconds. I still wasn’t sure it was an earthquake. The dog wasn’t disturbed. About a minute later I felt and heard a tremble small enough I almost thought I’d imagined it, but a few minutes later another 5-7 seconds of rumbling confirmed that it must have been a quake.
Anaconda – Woke me up from sleeping, felt like a big dog was scratching his ears on the bed. The whole bed was shaking…then I felt it again a bit later.
Fernie – 5-10 seconds of shaking
Great Falls –
Cardston, AB – Shook the bed for 5 or so seconds woke us up.
Dillon MT – Crackling sound of the house and then shaking for 10 seconds, dogs barking and then an aftershock approximately 10-15 minutes afterwards. No damage.
stevensville – New construction home, but can’t see any damage. Lasted several seconds. Seemed to be 2 right together, maybe 3 to 4 seconds each. 2nd one stronger
Mead Washington –
Paradise, MT –
Missoula – Lights swaying and hanging decorations swaying.
Kalispelll, MT – Lying in bed watching TV… I thought I heard rumbling I felt vibration and thought my dog had bumped the bed. I rolled over to look and he was standing by the bed and the bed start to slake and I jumped off of it startled and ran out of the room into the kitchen dining room and saw the suspended lights swinging and then everything was still again.
Jaffray – No damage but scared the crap out of me, lol!! A few seconds of shaking the whole house
coalhurst – 3 to 5 secs…. thought a ghost was in my couch.
Corvallis – I felt two shakes, with one aftershock. The shakes lasted around 1-2minutes, the aftershock lasted around 30seconds.
Kelowna, British Columbia – Felt a lot of swaying, my bed shifted felt swaying for what felt like a long time but was probably only seconds. Moved to a door way
Columbia Falls – Moved me and my office chair without my feet on ground. Lasted 5 sec and I stood up and felt it even stronger by my front door. Shook quite good. Not sure of damage.
Molt montana – 10-15 sec unsure if there is any damage
Deary, Idaho – Couch moved, light fixtures moved, felt like floor was moving
Helena – Last 10 seconds…..no property damaged
Lozeau – About 2 seconds. Felt someone was trying to flip the bed to wake you up.
Deer park, Washington – 10 seconds, no damage
Bozeman – Lasted approx 10sec
Columbia Falls – About 3 seconds each time. I felt something. Didnt know what it was then it got stronger. Then felt it again about 3 min.later
Seeley lake –
Moscow, ID – Probably 6-10 seconds. No property damage noticed (yet!)
Missoula – Felt a shake, twice, a few minutes apart.
Hayden, Idaho – It was one strong shake, felt more like an explosion with a strong sway after
Corvallis – It lasted a good 15-25 sec. very strong. Held onto door frame into bedroom. Dogs going crazy. Lasted a long time. All the neighbors are out. Woke father out of bed.
Missoula – Bed started shaking, woke us up while sleeping. Lasted a few seconds.
Missoula – Lasted about ten seconds, then a seven minute break followed by another 5-10 seconds of shaking. No damage here.
Great Falls – Lasted for several seconds with a aftershock a couple minutes after, my entire room was shaking and could be felt. As far as I know, there was no property damage and everything is in good condition.
Missoula, Mt – It woke me up with the noise of the windows shaking. I rose up on one arm and my bed and entire body started rocking back and forth. It lasted perhaps 10 seconds with a slight aftershock 5 minutes or so later. I don’t see any damage.
Medicine Hat –
Great Falls –
KALISPELL – Very short shake felt heard plant leaves rattle then about 1 or 2 mins later house moved again harder this time. The beams in my living room trembled. We were shocked at first. It was very noticeable. That happened about 20 minutes ago or so. We do not have any damage.
Missoula – About 20 and not sure yet
Great Falls – Woke us up with house shaking.
Bozeman – No damage. Shaking for about 10 seconds and then a slow swaying. After shock about 7 minutes later.
Three Forks – Lasted about a minute. Floor rocking, doors knocking on the wall, bed shaking.
Whitefish, MT – I was lying in bed and the bed started to gently shake for 5-10 seconds and then shaking quickly intensified moving the entire house for another 10-15 seconds. Small waves of tremors continued for the next minute or so which felt like being on a boat in calm water. Doesn’t appear to be any damage to our house or neighbors. A decent aftershock occurred about five minutes later.
Great Falls – I am from California and have felt a lot of earthquakes. This one felt pretty strong to me. It felt like it lasted about 30 seconds and the aftershock about 8-10 minutes later felt pretty strong too. No damage to house that we can see. We lost some things that fell off the pantry shelf and pictures on the wall are all crooked.
Deer Lodge – Shaking enough to knock items off of a shelf. House swaying.Lasting abut 2 to 3 minutes. Also felt a small after shock.
Helena – about 10 seconds , slight aftershock a few minutes later
Kalispell – Woke me from a deep sleep
Plains – The shaking increased in intensity over at least a 20 second time frame
Philipsburg – no damage. felt the house shaking. electricity still on.
Missoula, Montana – I was awakened out of a sound sleep rocking back and forth as I lie in bed.It was the strongest earthquake I’ve ever been in. It rocked several times, then stopped and within a minute started again. I’m in a tall building so I wanted to get out, but then it stopped. I just felt an aftershock when I started writing this. If it happens again, I’m out of here. Scared me pretty good.
Black Eagle – Wall hangings shaking on wall, heard rumble thought my air conditioner was cause of rattling and rumble
Claresholm – Felt the sofa shaking at about 12:30am July 6th. Thought I was going crazy! Lasted about 10 seconds. No damage to my house.
Missoula MT – felt my bed roll like a wave
calgary – I am on the 9th floor of the South Health Campus hospital, and noticed swaying and creaking at about 12:35 AM. Lasted maybe 10-20 seconds. There does not appear to be any damage.
Whitefish, Montana – My friend’s tv fell over as well as a camera and other items on his sturdy desk. The house was shaking somewhat violently, things were falling, the mirrors were shaking, the recliner was rocking hard by itself. Cat ran away, we felt multiple aftershocks and remained under the doorways until the shaking stopped for a good couple of minutes.
Great Falls – We felt it shake briefly, it lasted long enough for us to corral everybody and get outside, after which it stopped. Shortly after we felt a much smaller quake that lasted only a few seconds.
Great Falls – We were in bed watching tv and all of a sudden the walls started shaking a bit. At first we didn’t know what it was, but knew it was too strong to be a rumble from a large vehicle passing by or something like that. Didn’t take long to realize what it was. The shaking lasted only about 10 to 20 seconds, and nothing fell off the walls or anything like that, but it was the first earthquake I’ve ever felt in 33 years on this earth. Even got an aftershock with it! Kind of freaky but kind of cool!
West Glacier – Felt the first wave which I thought was a big gust of wind against the house and the creaking of our house with a long rolling feeling then less then a minute later another and slightly stronger wave hit with more creaking. 5 minutes or so later was a slight rolling. I believe that we have a new hairline crack in a wall (sheetrock) above one of our basement windows. I was up and it woke up my wife and dog.
Florence, MT – I live in a three story house. It rocked and back and forth for over a minute. Lights continued to swing for 10 minutes. A couple small things fell off shelves. Lights and fans swinging that I didn’t even know could swing. The after shock came about 15 minutes later. I survived the Yellowstone earthquake of 1959 but only remember the day after. This was scarier because I know what it means. Hope it is the last I have to experience.
KALISPELL – Felt the house swaying – tables were swaying 15 – 30 seconds
Calgary – Woke me up, my pet noticed too, he was scared. Around 12:30 midnight
Florence, MT – Woke us up, loud sound, shaking. We may have missed some of it but seemed to be 5 or more seconds. Felt aftershock a few minutes later 2 seconds, mild.
Thompson falls –
Clinton – Shook the house hard enough that the bed shook us awake. No damage that we know of. Two aftershocks were noticed.
Seattle – We live on floor 14 of a condo – heard walls creak, saw light fixtures sway, felt only very slight roll.
Helena – It shook my bed so hard it woke me up. Items rattled in bedroom. I have felt 2 aftershocks since then.
Lethbridge – 6-8 seconds. Sitting in my chair, felt movement laterally. Chandler and water in swimming pool showing movement.
Medicine Hat – No damage, felt like bed was strongly shaking
Lethbridge – 10-12 seconds
Billings – Estimate 15 sec. Shaking bed, walls
Victor – Just got home from work and was in the kitchen when I heard a lower cupboard close, then about 3 seconds it closed again and I couldn’t understand why it was happening. I tried to see if I could repeat the movement then felt the ground shaking and l knew immediately it was a earthquake as the rest of the cupboards began opening and closing. I ran outside but the ground stopped quaking, only my legs wouldn’t stop shaking from the adrenaline rush. No damage. Quaking lasted 10 seconds or less.
Seeley Lake, MT – 15 seconds or so, little to no damage
Medicine Hat, Alberta – My chair shook, my desk banged against the wall a couple times and I felt dizzy. Lasted probably 5 sec.
Bigfork – No damage bed shook person standing felt a hit disoriented.
Fairmont – 15-20 seconds
Butte, MT – About 30 seconds and 3 after waves so far
Coeur dalene – Short vibrations. I thought my dog was kicking the couch in his sleep. When I looked over the couch he wasn’t there. Very weak earthquake but I felt it.
Stevensville – Slow rumble then East/west shake for about 30 seconds then slow rumble again. Felt 4 aftershocks within the hour afterwards
Big Sky – Light shaking for about 10 seconds. No damage.