Magnitude 4.4 quake hits Ilocos Norte


Posted at Apr 26 2019 04:35 AM

MANILA - A magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolted Ilocos Norte early Friday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The tremor occurred at 3 a.m. at a depth of 10 kilometers southwest of San Nicolas town.

The towns of San Nicolas and Sarrat felt intensity 4 and intensity 3, respectively.

Meanwhile, instrumental intensity 4 was recorded in Sinait in Ilocos Sur, instrumental intensity 3 in Pasuquin and Laoag City in Ilocos Norte, and instrumental intensity 2 in Vigan City in Ilocos Sur.

Phivolcs said it does not expect either damage or aftershock from the tremor.