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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.1274S, -149.8566WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 241 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (150 miles). Unique identifier: us1000d7q7. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18695797, us1000d7q7. Exact location, longitude -149.8566° West, latitude 56.1274° North, depth = 20.67 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:57:43 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 13:57:43 / March 14, 2018 @ 1:57 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.67 km (13 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 241 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.8566° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1274° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 241km 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 2018-03-14 13:57:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-28 07:52:51 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 2.188 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 251 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 us1000d7q7 Id of event.
Event Code 1000d7q7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18695797,us1000d7q7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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