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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.3292S, -148.977WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 264 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (164 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 22:19:29 / February 14, 2018 @ 10:19 pm. The temblor was picked up at 12:19:29 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18436682, us2000d6l9. Id of event: us2000d6l9. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.41 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -148.977 West, latitude 56.3292 North, depth = 21.41 km.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 264 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.977° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.3292° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 264km 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 2018-02-14 22:19:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-04 03:16:22 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 178 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 2.45 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 189 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 us2000d6l9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000d6l9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18436682,us2000d6l9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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