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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 243 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska



Earthquake location 56.4555S, -149.2175WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 243 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (151 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.2175 West, latitude 56.4555 North, depth = 20.83 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:03:01 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18694390, us1000d40d. Id of event: us1000d40d. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 11:03:01 / March 7, 2018 @ 11:03 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.83 km (13 miles).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and thirty-four, in the last 10 days five hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 243 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.2175° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.4555° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 243km 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 2018-03-07 11:03:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-05 06:26:37 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 148 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 2.267 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 198 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 us1000d40d Id of event.
Event Code 1000d40d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18694390,us1000d40d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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