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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.6298S, -148.5764WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 265 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (165 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.14 km (13 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:55:13 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -148.5764 West, latitude 56.6298 North, depth = 20.14 km. Global time and date of event 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 09:55:13 / March 14, 2018 @ 9:55 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000d4gu. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18695413, us1000d4gu.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety-seven, in the past 30 days nine hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.5764° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.6298° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 265km 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 2018-03-14 09:55:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-12 13:14:32 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 2.467 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183 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 us1000d4gu Id of event.
Event Code 1000d4gu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18695413,us1000d4gu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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