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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Manhattan in Montana

Earthquake location 45.8492S, -111.3738WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Manhattan in Montana. Unique identifier: us700057qd. Ids that are associated to the event: us700057qd. Exact location of earthquake, -111.3738° West, 45.8492° North, depth 3.64 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.64 km (2 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 22:37:36 / August 23, 2019 @ 10:37 pm. The temblor was detected at 15:37:36 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Livingston, Bozeman, Belgrade. 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 four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km WSW of Manhattan, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.3738° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.8492° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WSW 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 2019-08-23 22:37:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-23 22:49:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 178 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.309 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us700057qd Id of event.
Event Code 700057qd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700057qd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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