4.1-magnitude quake strikes off Ilocos Norte



(Eagle News) — A 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Ilocos Norte on Saturday, Feb. 19.

According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 8:16 p.m.

The epicenter was 18 kilometers northeast of Pagudpud.

The depth of focus was 47 kilometers.

The following intensities and instrumental intensities were reported:

Reported Intensities:

Intensity IV – Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
Intensity III – Pasuquin and Bacarra, Ilocos Norte; Santa Praxedes, Cagayan
Intensity II – San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte; Flora, Apayao and Allacapan, Cagayan
Intensity I – Sinait, Ilocos Sur; Penablanca, Cagayan

Instrumental Intensities:
Intensity III- Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte
Intensity II- Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Intensity I- Sinait and Vigan City, Ilocos Sur; Penablanca, Cagayan

No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.



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