A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Manhattan in Montana. Event id: us6000505e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000505e. Exact location, longitude -111.3809° West, latitude 45.8568° North, depth = 1.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.23 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:27:33 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 12:27:33 / August 3, 2019 @ 12:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Livingston, Bozeman, Belgrade (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Bozeman (c. 37 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Livingston (c. 7 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km W of Manhattan, Montana.
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