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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Kodiak in Alaska



Earthquake location 56.1932S, -149.9647WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 231 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (144 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:09:19 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.9647 West, latitude 56.1932 North, depth = 34.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.2 km (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18957136. Id of event: ak18957136. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/04/18 / 2018-04-04 17:09:19 / April 4, 2018 @ 5:09 pm.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 231 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.9647° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1932° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 231km 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 2018-04-04 17:09:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-04 17:14:50 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 automatic 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 188 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak18957136 Id of event.
Event Code 18957136 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18957136, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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