5.8 earthquake hits Western Montana

Largest earthquake to hit the region in decades

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Missoula, Montana (Micah Sheldon/Flickr)

LINCOLN, Mont. (INTELLIHUB) One of the largest earthquakes to hit Montana in decades rocked the Western region of the state Thursday, registering 5.8 on the Richter scale.

The quake could be felt as far as 500 miles away from the epicenter, according to the USGS.

Mild damage has been reported.

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