Magnitude 5.4 quake rattles Cagayan
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted Cagayan and nearby provinces late Wednesday evening, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The quake struck at 8:03 p.m. and its epicenter was located 20 kilometers northeast of Aparri, Cagayan, according to Phivolcs.
It also said the temblor was of tectonic origin and had a depth of focus of only nine kilometers.
Intensity III was recorded in Gonzaga, Cagayan; Intensity II in Claveria, Cagayan and Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte; and Intensity I in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.
Phivolcs said no damage caused by the earthquake is expected, but aftershocks are possible.
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