A light earthquake magnitude 4.04 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Whitehall in Montana. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:44:13 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: mb80168294. Event ids that are associated: mb80168294. Exact location of event, depth 1.47 km, -112.1333313° West, 45.7193336° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 23:44:13 / September 3, 2016 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.47 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bozeman, Anaconda, Belgrade (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Bozeman (c. 37 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km S of Whitehall, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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