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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.965S, -149.9312WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18575423, us2000db6s. Id of event: us2000db6s. Exact location, longitude -149.9312° West, latitude 55.965° North, depth = 8.51 km. Global time and date of event 18/02/18 / 2018-02-18 00:36:51 / February 18, 2018 @ 12:36 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.51 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:36:51 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand, two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.9312° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.965° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 253km 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 2018-02-18 00:36:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-04 03:54:11 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 138 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 2.243 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 243 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 us2000db6s Id of event.
Event Code 2000db6s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18575423,us2000db6s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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