Quake jolts parts of Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY�A magnitude 4.0 earthquake was felt in some parts of the province at 8:03 a.m. Friday, state seismologists said.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake was tectonic in origin and with a depth of seven kilometers. Its epicenter was located five kilometers southwest of Marcos in Ilocos Norte.

Intensity III was felt by some residents in Sinait, Ilocos Sur while Intensity I was recorded in Laoag City.

Phivolcs said there was no expected damage or aftershocks. (PNA)

Source: Philippine News Agency

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