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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.5694S, -148.7039WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 261 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -148.7039° West, 56.5694° North, depth 19.98 km. Unique identifier: us1000d50a. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d50a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 22:26:02 / March 15, 2018 @ 10:26 pm. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:26:02 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.98 km (12 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days five hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 261 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.7039° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.5694° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 261km 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 2018-03-15 22:26:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-15 22:46:17 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 234 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 ,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 2.437 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 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 us1000d50a Id of event.
Event Code 1000d50a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d50a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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