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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Kodiak in Alaska



Earthquake location 56.4988S, -148.6595WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 268 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.53 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 23.53 km, -148.6595° West, 56.4988° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 08:01:38 / March 6, 2018 @ 8:01 am. Unique identifier: us1000d43u. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18598768, us1000d43u. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:01:38 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days one thousand and six and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 268 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.6595° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.4988° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 268km 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 2018-03-06 08:01:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-17 06:39:55 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 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 2.496 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 202 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 us1000d43u Id of event.
Event Code 1000d43u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18598768,us1000d43u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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