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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.133S, -149.7897WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 243 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (151 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 00:16:52 / February 20, 2018 @ 12:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -149.7897 West, latitude 56.133 North, depth = 21.11 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.11 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000d9c3. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18571906, us2000d9c3. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:16:52 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-eight, in the last 10 days four hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days two thousand, three hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 243 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.7897° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.133° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 243km 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 2018-02-20 00:16:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-06 05:58:07 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 121 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 2.217 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 245 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 us2000d9c3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000d9c3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18571906,us2000d9c3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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