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Several small earthquakes reported near Manhattan

The USGS recorded six earthquakes
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Posted at 3:38 PM, Aug 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-03 19:10:18-04

MANHATTAN — Six earthquakes struck Manhattan Saturday morning between 2 a.m. and 9 a.m.

The earthquakes ranged in magnitude from 2.0 to 3.5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

The first earthquake, magnitude 3.5, occurred at 2:08 a.m. at a depth of almost 8 miles. The USGS reported five more quakes that followed throughout the early morning:
3:55 a.m., 2.5 magnitude6:27 a.m., 2.8 magnitude7:37 a.m., 3.5 magnitude7:42 a.m., 2.6 magnitude8:44 a.m., 2.8 magnitude
MTN News received reports from viewers who said they felt the earthquakes.

There have been no reports of injury or damage so far.

In July, a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that was felt as far away as Butte rattled Manhattan.

The strongest earthquake to hit Montana in more than a decade happened near Lincoln in July 2017.