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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.0688S, -149.3905WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 265 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (165 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.3905° West, 56.0688° North, depth 10.9 km. Id of earthquake: ak18572296. Event ids that are associated: ak18572296. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.9 km (7 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:02:29 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 02:02:29 / March 1, 2018 @ 2:02 am.

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

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.3905° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.0688° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 265km 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 2018-03-01 02:02:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-09 03:15:33 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 178 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 0.64 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 ak18572296 Id of event.
Event Code 18572296 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18572296, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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