Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Ilocos Norte | Inquirer News

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Ilocos Norte

By: - Reporter / @zacariansINQ
/ 09:12 PM March 28, 2022
A 4.0-magnitude earthquake hit Ilocos Norte on Monday night, said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

Seismograph with paper in action and earthquake – 3D Rendering

MANILA, Philippines — A 4.0-magnitude earthquake hit Ilocos Norte on Monday night, said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

According to the Phivolcs, the epicenter of the quake was located five kilometers (kms) northwest of Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, and was recorded at exactly 7:10 p.m.

ADVERTISEMENT

Phivolcs said that Intensity IV was felt in Bacarra and Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte.

Meanwhile, Instrumental Intensities were felt in the following areas:

FEATURED STORIES

  • Intensity IV – Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte
  • Intensity II – Laoag City
  • Intensity I – Sinait, Ilocos Sur

State seismologists said that the quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 25 km

Meanwhile, according to Phivolcs, no damages and aftershocks are expected after the said quake.

RELATED STORY:

No volcanic quake from Taal recorded in the last 24 hours —Phivolcs

JPV
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: antique, Earthquake, Philippine Institue of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), Tibiao
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.