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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 261 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska



Earthquake location 56.7078S, -148.5577WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 261 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -148.5577° West, 56.7078° North, depth 19.09 km. Unique identifier: us1000d2lp. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18655380, us1000d2lp. The temblor was picked up at 06:26:27 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.09 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 16:26:27 / March 3, 2018 @ 4:26 pm.

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 261 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.5577° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.7078° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.09 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 2018-03-03 16:26:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-01 14:29:15 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 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 2.439 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.38 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 us1000d2lp Id of event.
Event Code 1000d2lp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18655380,us1000d2lp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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