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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag strikes near Kodiak in Alaska



Earthquake location 56.4506S, -148.6913WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 269 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d3l7. Event ids that are associated: ak18693083, us1000d3l7. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:26:13 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 05:26:13 / March 8, 2018 @ 5:26 am. Exact location of event, longitude -148.6913 West, latitude 56.4506 North, depth = 20.17 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.17 km (13 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fourty-five, in the last 10 days five hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 269 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.6913° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.4506° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 269km 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 2018-03-08 05:26:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-06 07:00:35 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 2.507 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 232 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 us1000d3l7 Id of event.
Event Code 1000d3l7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18693083,us1000d3l7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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