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

Earthquake location 56.451S, -148.5114WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 279 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.09 km (14 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 14:57:17 / February 21, 2018 @ 2:57 pm. Event id: us2000dbf6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18576327, us2000dbf6. The temblor was detected at 04:57:17 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -148.5114° West, latitude 56.451° North, depth = 22.09 km.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 279 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.5114° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.451° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 279km ESE 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 2018-02-21 14:57:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-11 09:29:32 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 2.591 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 232 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 us2000dbf6 Id of event.
Event Code 2000dbf6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18576327,us2000dbf6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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