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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Kodiak in Alaska



Earthquake location 56.5822S, -148.5953WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 266 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (165 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:23:36 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 07:23:36 / March 22, 2018 @ 7:23 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.59 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 20.59 km, -148.5953° West, 56.5822° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18846684, us1000dbj1. Unique identifier: us1000dbj1.

In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days six hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 266 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.5953° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.5822° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 266km 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 2018-03-22 07:23:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-04 07:19:40 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 2.482 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 213 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 us1000dbj1 Id of event.
Event Code 1000dbj1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18846684,us1000dbj1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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