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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.9208S, -149.2312WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 284 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (176 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 14:47:59 / March 3, 2018 @ 2:47 pm. Event id: us1000d2ll. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18578833, us1000d2ll. Exact location, longitude -149.2312° West, latitude 55.9208° North, depth = 7.79 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:47:59 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.79 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fourty-six, in the last 10 days five hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days one thousand, four hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and fourty-two 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. 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 284 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.2312° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.9208° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 284km 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 2018-03-03 14:47:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-01 13:39:56 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 2.596 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 199 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 us1000d2ll Id of event.
Event Code 1000d2ll An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18578833,us1000d2ll, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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