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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.1103S, -150.154WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 231 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (144 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 01:58:48 / March 4, 2018 @ 1:58 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18580732, us2000dbx4. Id of event: us2000dbx4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.05 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 33.05 km, -150.154° West, 56.1103° North. The temblor was reported at 15:58:48 / 3:58 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 six, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days seven hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 231 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.154° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1103° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 231km 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 2018-03-04 01:58:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-04 03:01:33 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 129 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 2.14 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 232 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 us2000dbx4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000dbx4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18580732,us2000dbx4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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