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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.53S, -148.6557WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 266 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (165 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.97 km (12 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:34:52 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.6557 West, latitude 56.53 North, depth = 19.97 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 00:34:52 / August 2, 2018 @ 12:34 am. Id of earthquake: us1000g1g7. Event ids that are associated: us1000g1g7.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and seventy-four 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 266 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.6557° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.53° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 266km 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 2018-08-02 00:34:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-02 00:43:27 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 199 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 ,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 2.481 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 191 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 us1000g1g7 Id of event.
Event Code 1000g1g7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g1g7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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