PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte, April 18 (PIA) – A 4.4 magnitude earthquake jolted Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte at about 7:28 a.m on Monday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
In a report issued on their site, the said earthquake was identified tectonic in origin and located 22 kilometers northwest of Pagudpud.
Intensity 1 was also felt in Laoag City and Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte and Intensity 2 in Claveria, Cagayan.
Phivolcs posted no cause of damage in the areas but alerted locals of possible landslide incidents due to its high magnitude. (JNPD/MJTAB/PIA1, Ilocos Norte)