M4.3 quake hits Ilocos Norte; no damage expected


Posted at Jan 24 2020 11:58 PM

MANILA—A 4.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Ilocos Norte on Friday evening, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The tectonic tremor struck at 9:06 p.m. approximately 9 kilometers northeast of Carasi town with a depth of 1 km.

Instrumental Intensity I was felt in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte.

Damage to structure and aftershocks are not expected, Phivolcs said.