A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Manhattan in Montana. Exact location of earthquake, -111.374° West, 45.8573333° North, depth 3.85 km. Global time and date of event 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 22:34:32 / August 23, 2019 @ 10:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.85 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:34:32 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80358459. Id of event: mb80358459.
Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Bozeman (c. 37 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Livingston (c. 7 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Livingston, Bozeman, Belgrade (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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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