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

Earthquake location 56.3528S, -148.5922WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 281 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (175 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -148.5922° West, 56.3528° North, depth 20.58 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.58 km (13 miles). Event id: us1000geza. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000geza. The temblor was picked up at 11:35:05 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 21:35:05 / August 21, 2018 @ 9:35 pm.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three thousand, seven hundred and seventy-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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 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: 281 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.5922° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.3528° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 281km 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 2018-08-21 21:35:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-22 02:38:05 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 2.608 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 189 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 us1000geza Id of event.
Event Code 1000geza An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000geza, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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