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

Earthquake location 56.2781S, -148.6778WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 282 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (175 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: ak18606310. Event ids that are associated: ak18606310. Exact location of earthquake, -148.6778° West, 56.2781° North, depth 11.9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 01:52:52 / February 26, 2018 @ 1:52 am. The temblor was picked up at 15:52:52 / 3:52 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 eighty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days one thousand, three hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 282 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.6778° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.2781° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 282km 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 2018-02-26 01:52:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-06 23:40:58 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 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 0.49 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 ak18606310 Id of event.
Event Code 18606310 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18606310, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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