A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) was reported Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 10:40:15 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 72.03 km (45 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-09 02:40:15 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 121.2144 East, latitude 18.5847 North, depth 72.03 km.
Close countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Magapit, Aguiguican (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piat, Batac City, Gonzaga.
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