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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.1941S, -151.0022WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 197 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska (122 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 01/02/18 / 2018-02-01 07:56:25 / February 1, 2018 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.45 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:56:25 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -151.0022° West, 56.1941° North, depth 15.45 km. Event id: us2000d1tu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18435789, us2000d1tu.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-six, in the last 10 days one thousand and seventy-five, in the past 30 days one thousand and seventy-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 197 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -151.0022° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1941° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 197km 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 2018-02-01 07:56:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-17 09:58:01 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 us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak,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 1.628 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 274 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 us2000d1tu Id of event.
Event Code 2000d1tu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18435789,us2000d1tu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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