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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Kodiak in Alaska


Earthquake location 56.3699S, -149.3087WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 245 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:27:30 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 10:27:30 / January 24, 2018 @ 10:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude -149.3087 West, latitude 56.3699 North, depth = 18.09 km. Event id: us1000cf14. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18300132, us1000cf14. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.09 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-five, in the last 10 days one thousand, nine hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days one thousand, nine hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 245 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.3087° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.3699° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 245km SE 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 2018-01-24 10:27:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-22 12:59:01 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 168 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 2.281 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 192 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 us1000cf14 Id of event.
Event Code 1000cf14 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18300132,us1000cf14, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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