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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.7342S, -150.0329WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 271 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18694380. Id of event: ak18694380. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -150.0329 West, latitude 55.7342 North, depth = 11.8 km. The temblor was detected at 00:08:18 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 10:08:18 / March 7, 2018 @ 10:08 am.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days seven hundred and five and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 271 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.0329° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.7342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 271km SSE 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 2018-03-07 10:08:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-13 20:51:19 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 129 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 0.69 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 ak18694380 Id of event.
Event Code 18694380 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18694380, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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