Magnitude 4.3 quake hits Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur Thursday night | Inquirer News

Magnitude 4.3 quake hits Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur Thursday night

/ 07:25 AM September 01, 2023

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MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur on Thursday night.

The advisory of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter of the tectonic earthquake was west of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.


While Phivolcs did not expect aftershocks, it said the tremor could cause damage to structures.


The following intensities were felt in the locations below:

Intensity IV

Sinait, Ilocos Sur

Pinili, Ilocos Norte

Intensity III

Laoag city, Ilocos Norte


Batac city, Ilocos Norte

San Juan, Ilocos Sur

Cabugao, Ilocos Sur

Intensity II

Bacarra, Ilocos Norte

Dingras, Ilocos Norte

Paoay, Ilocos Norte

Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte

Sarrat, Ilocos Norte

Currimao, Ilocos Norte


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