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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 286 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska



Earthquake location 56.0107S, -149.2962WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 286 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (178 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.2962° West, 56.0107° North, depth 21.85 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 07:11:59 / March 8, 2018 @ 7:11 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.85 km (14 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d3lb. Event ids that are associated: ak18693092, us1000d3lb. The temblor was picked up at 21:11:59 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter).

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

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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. 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: 286 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.2962° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.0107° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 286km 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 2018-03-08 07:11:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-22 11:38:25 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 138 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 2.518 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 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 us1000d3lb Id of event.
Event Code 1000d3lb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18693092,us1000d3lb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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