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

Earthquake location 56.0962S, -149.755WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 248 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (154 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ak18630035. Event ids that are associated: ak18630035. Exact location of event, longitude -149.755 West, latitude 56.0962 North, depth = 10.2 km. The temblor was reported at 15:18:35 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.2 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 01:18:35 / March 2, 2018 @ 1:18 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 248 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.755° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.0962° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 248km 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 2018-03-02 01:18:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-08 17:45:39 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 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 0.65 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 ak18630035 Id of event.
Event Code 18630035 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18630035, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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