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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.5676S, -148.6026WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 267 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (166 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.27 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20.27 km, -148.6026° West, 56.5676° North. Event id: us600055ec. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019afi9bew, us600055ec. Global time and date of event 15/08/19 / 2019-08-15 05:48:04 / August 15, 2019 @ 5:48 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:48:04 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 267 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.6026° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.5676° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 267km 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 2019-08-15 05:48:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-12 06:05:15 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 121 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 2.486 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 233 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 us600055ec Id of event.
Event Code 600055ec An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019afi9bew,us600055ec, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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