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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.1001S, -149.7647WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 247 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (153 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.7647 West, latitude 56.1001 North, depth = 19.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.93 km (12 miles). Global time and date of event 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 07:00:12 / March 15, 2019 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0193ehxrqa, us1000jg8s. Unique identifier: us1000jg8s. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:00:12 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 247 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.7647° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 247km SE 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 2019-03-15 07:00:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-15 07:11:36 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 246 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 2.246 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 144 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jg8s Id of event.
Event Code 1000jg8s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0193ehxrqa,us1000jg8s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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