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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.3537S, -149.2767WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 248 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (154 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19784206, us1000evzw. Id of event: us1000evzw. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:41:47 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.07 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/18 / 2018-06-10 12:41:47 / June 10, 2018 @ 12:41 pm. Exact location of event, depth 21.07 km, -149.2767° West, 56.3537° North.

In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.2767° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.3537° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 248km 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 2018-06-10 12:41:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-22 06:24:41 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 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 2.305 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 211 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 us1000evzw Id of event.
Event Code 1000evzw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak19784206,us1000evzw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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