A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Manhattan in Montana on Monday. The temblor was reported at 21:27:04 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/19 / 2019-08-06 04:27:04 / August 6, 2019 @ 4:27 am. Event id: us6000515j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000515j. Exact location of event, longitude -111.3752 West, latitude 45.8804 North, depth = 5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Butte, Livingston, Bozeman (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Bozeman (c. 37 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Livingston (c. 7 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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