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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 246 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska

Earthquake location 56.4214S, -149.2153WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 246 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (153 miles) on Tuesday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:18:00 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.2153° West, latitude 56.4214° North, depth = 7.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.4 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 06:18:00 / March 28, 2018 @ 6:18 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak18798376. Event ids that are associated: ak18798376.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days five hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days three thousand and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.2153° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.4214° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 246km 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 2018-03-28 06:18:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-04 19:34:22 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 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 0.61 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 ak18798376 Id of event.
Event Code 18798376 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18798376, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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