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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.1307S, -149.8978WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 239 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.8978 West, latitude 56.1307 North, depth = 20.61 km. Id of earthquake: us700059tb. Event ids that are associated: ak019b2pasza, us700059tb. The temblor was detected at 22:02:39 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.61 km (13 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/19 / 2019-08-29 08:02:39 / August 29, 2019 @ 8:02 am.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 239 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.8978° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1307° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 239km 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 2019-08-29 08:02:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-21 09:40:33 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 2.167 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 309 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 us700059tb Id of event.
Event Code 700059tb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019b2pasza,us700059tb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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