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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.5243S, -148.6135WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 269 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.68 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 06/10/18 / 2018-10-06 21:36:49 / October 6, 2018 @ 9:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:36:49 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hbvi. Event ids that are associated: ak20272332, us1000hbvi. Exact location of event, longitude -148.6135 West, latitude 56.5243 North, depth = 20.68 km.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.6135° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.5243° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.68 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 2018-10-06 21:36:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-20 03:31:18 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 138 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 2.504 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 214 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 us1000hbvi Id of event.
Event Code 1000hbvi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak20272332,us1000hbvi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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