A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Manhattan in Montana on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.71 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 9.71 km, -111.3699° West, 45.8718° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 00:02:37 / August 16, 2019 @ 12:02 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80357599, us600055qk. Id of event: us600055qk. The temblor was reported at 17:02:37 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Bozeman (c. 37 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Livingston (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Butte, Livingston (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WNW of Manhattan, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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