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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.9251S, -149.3268WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 280 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (174 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:23:47 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.21 km (8 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000crcd. Event ids that are associated: ak18199958, us2000crcd. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.3268 West, latitude 55.9251 North, depth = 13.21 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 15:23:47 / January 26, 2018 @ 3:23 pm.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one thousand, one hundred and sixty, in the last 10 days one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 280 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.3268° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.9251° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 280km 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 2018-01-26 15:23:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-23 21:41:28 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 284 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 2.548 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 us2000crcd Id of event.
Event Code 2000crcd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18199958,us2000crcd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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