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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.2555S, -148.7107WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 282 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (175 miles). Global time and date of event 03/03/19 / 2019-03-03 09:32:33 / March 3, 2019 @ 9:32 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.78 km (13 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:32:33 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jkfw. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0192uovcqc, us1000jkfw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.7107 West, latitude 56.2555 North, depth = 20.78 km.

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 282 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.7107° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.2555° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 282km 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 2019-03-03 09:32:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-23 05:26:47 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 2.613 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 231 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 us1000jkfw Id of event.
Event Code 1000jkfw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0192uovcqc,us1000jkfw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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