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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Kiska Volcano in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.1745S, 177.449WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 13 km NW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (8 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 10:06:15 / September 26, 2018 @ 10:06 am. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 177.449° East, 52.1745° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20263941, us1000h6sb. Unique identifier: us1000h6sb. The temblor was reported at 00:06:15 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 13 km NW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 177.449° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.1745° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-26 10:06:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-20 06:12:37 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 129 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 0.689 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 325 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 us1000h6sb Id of event.
Event Code 1000h6sb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak20263941,us1000h6sb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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