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4.4 magnitude earthquake hits Ilocos Norte

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake hit Ilocos Norte at 3:00 AM on Friday, as per the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

According to Phivolcs, the earthquake’s epicenter was traced 7 kilometers southwest of the municipality of San Nicolas and was of tectonic origin. It also added that the quake was reported at various intensities, as follows:

Intensity IV
San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte

Intensity III
Sarrat, Ilocos Norte

The quake also recorded instrumental — which was measured — intensities in the following areas:

Intensity IV
Sinait, Ilocos Sur

Intensity III
Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte

Laoag City, Ilocos Norte

Intensity II
Vigan, Ilocos Sur

 

 

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