Monday night at 10:53 p.m., an earthquake was reported just west of Manhattan.

According to the USGS, the quake measured a 2.9 on the Richter Scale. The shaking was minimal, and only lasted a matter of seconds. 43 people have reported that they felt the quake.

On the Manhattan, Montana Facebook page, residents responded with the following comments:

Jen Stanton Smith wrote;

Holy crap!!!! That was a big one!

Coryell Adira wrote;

Jeez!! That one startled me!

Amber Baker wrote;

My insides are still shaking!


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