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Minor earthquake: M2.81 quake has struck near Manhattan in Montana

Earthquake location 45.8583333S, -111.3603333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Manhattan in Montana. Global time and date of event 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 13:42:13 / August 3, 2019 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.3603333 West, latitude 45.8583333 North, depth = 0.19 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.19 km (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:42:13 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: mb80355844. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80355844.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Livingston, Bozeman, Belgrade (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Bozeman (c. 37 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Livingston (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km W of Manhattan, Montana.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.3603333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.8583333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km W of Manhattan, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-03 13:42:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-03 14:18:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 122 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network mb The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,mb, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID mb80355844 Id of event.
Event Code 80355844 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80355844, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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