4.4. magnitude quake rocks Ilocos Norte
MANILA, Philippines—A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rocked Ilocos Norte at 3 a.m. on Friday, the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The earthquake’s epicenter was traced 7 kilometers southwest of the municipality of San Nicolas, and was of tectonic origin.
Philvolcs added that the quake, having a depth of 10 kilometers, was reported at various intensities, as follows:
San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte
Sarrat, Ilocos Norte
The quake also recorded instrumental — which was measured — intensities in the following areas:
Sinait, Ilocos Sur
Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte
Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Vigan, Ilocos Sur
No aftershocks and damages were expected, Phivolcs added. /muf
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