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Magnitude 4.7 quake jolts Ilocos Norte

Ilocos earthquake

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A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck Ilocos Norte on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

In an initial report, Phivolcs said that the quake hit 2 km southeast of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte at 6:39 p.m.


The tremblor was felt at Intensity III in Sinait, Ilocos Sur.

The earthquake of tectonic origin had a depth of 12 km.


No aftershocks or damage were expected from the quake, Phivolcs said. /atm

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