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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.1029S, -148.6147WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 297 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (185 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -148.6147° West, 56.1029° North, depth 22.68 km. Global time and date of event 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 22:46:33 / February 17, 2018 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:46:33 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000d8ab. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18545762, us2000d8ab. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.68 km (14 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety-four, in the last 10 days six hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 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: 297 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.6147° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1029° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 297km 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 2018-02-17 22:46:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-08 23:19:38 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 138 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 2.75 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 211 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 us2000d8ab Id of event.
Event Code 2000d8ab An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18545762,us2000d8ab, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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