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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 17 km SW of Kodiak Station, Alaska



Earthquake location 57.6586S, -152.8203WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Kodiak Station in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak12468804. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12468804. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.9 km (37 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -152.8203 West, latitude 57.6586 North, depth = 59.9 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:29:06 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 21:29:06 / January 18, 2016 @ 9:29 pm.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kodiak (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km SW of Kodiak Station, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.8203° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.6586° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SW of Kodiak Station, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-18 21:29:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-18 22:07:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 automatic 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 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak12468804 Id of event.
Event Code 12468804 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12468804, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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