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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Kodiak in Alaska



Earthquake location 56.4624S, -148.5703WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 275 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (171 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -148.5703° West, latitude 56.4624° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/02/18 / 2018-02-03 03:51:27 / February 3, 2018 @ 3:51 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak18434343. Event ids that are associated: ak18434343. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:51:27 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-two, in the last 10 days one thousand and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 275 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.5703° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.4624° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 275km ESE 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 2018-02-03 03:51:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-12 17:07:35 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 121 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 0.51 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 ak18434343 Id of event.
Event Code 18434343 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18434343, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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