Small Quake Rattles Manhattan, Here’s a Look at MT Earthquake History
Early Wednesday morning around 5:53 a.m., a 2.9 magnitude earthquake was reported near Manhattan, Montana. Although the earthquake was small, it was still felt by people that live in the area.
The depth of the quake was slightly over 1.1 miles. No damage has been reported as a result of the quake.
Montana is known for having more seismic activity than most states in the U.S. So far in 2018 alone, nearly 100 earthquakes measuring 2.5 in magnitude or more have been reported in Montana and just across the border of Idaho and Wyoming. Click here to view the interactive map.
Montana has a long history of seismic activity and earthquakes. Watch the video below to learn about the history of earthquakes in Montana, and what to do to prepare yourself.