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Minor earthquake: M3.8 quake has struck near Kodiak in Alaska



Earthquake location 55.6887S, -150.0549WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 274 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska (170 miles). Event id: us2000cnh9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cnh9. The temblor was picked up at 13:59:34 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 23:59:34 / January 23, 2018 @ 11:59 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0549 West, latitude 55.6887 North, depth = 10 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 274 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.0549° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.6887° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 274km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-23 23:59:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-24 00:36:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 222 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 2.362 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 242 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000cnh9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000cnh9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cnh9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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