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

Earthquake location 55.9355S, -149.23WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 283 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (176 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.23° West, latitude 55.9355° North, depth = 10.54 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 06:43:31 / February 27, 2020 @ 6:43 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202o107tk, us60008b7w. Id of event: us60008b7w. The temblor was detected at 20:43:31 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.54 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 283 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.23° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.9355° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 283km 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 2020-02-27 06:43:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-21 08:53:41 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 2.589 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 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 us60008b7w Id of event.
Event Code 60008b7w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0202o107tk,us60008b7w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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