Magnitude 5.1 quake jolts Ilocos Norte

MANILA – A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook Ilocos Norte Tuesday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

The tectonic quake struck 54 km. northwest of Burgos town at 9:38 p.m. with a depth of 16 km.

Intensity II was reported in Burgos.

Phivolcs said aftershocks are possible, while damage is not expected from the quake. (PNA)


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