MANILA—A magnitude-4.7 earthquake jolted Ilocos Norte on Saturday, Phivolcs said.
The tremor happened at 9:20 p.m., 13 kilometers southwest of Laoag City.
It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 28 kilometers, according to Phivolcs.
Below are areas where the quake was felt:
- Intensity IV - Paoay, Banna, and Laoag City, Ilocos Norte; Sinait, Ilocos Sur
- Intensity III - Bacarra, Pinili, Pagudpud, and Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte; Santa, Ilocos Sur
The following instrumental intensities were reported:
- Intensity IV - Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte
- Intensity III - Sinait and Vigan City, Ilocos Sur
The tremor was not expected to cause damage and aftershocks.