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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Redoubt Volcano in Alaska

Earthquake location 60.349S, -152.4248WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Redoubt Volcano in Alaska. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101.8 km (63 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -152.4248 West, latitude 60.349 North, depth = 101.8 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:39:02 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18586891. Unique identifier: ak18586891. Global time and date of event 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 05:39:02 / March 5, 2018 @ 5:39 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kenai, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop).

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

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km SE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.4248° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 101.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-05 05:39:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-05 05:46:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 automatic 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 148 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 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 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 ak18586891 Id of event.
Event Code 18586891 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18586891, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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