M4.4 quake jolts Pagudpud


Posted at Apr 17 2017 10:28 AM

A Magnitude 4.4 earthquake was felt in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte Monday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

Phivolcs said the earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, happened at 7:28 a.m. and was located 22km northwest of Pagudpud.

The quake was felt at Intensity 1 in Laoag City and Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, and Intensity 2 in Claveria, Cagayan.

The quake is not expected to cause damage, Phivolcs said.