Cagayan Hit by Earthquake with 3.2 Magnitude
EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.2 magnitude quake in Cagayan, October 24, 2020.
Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes.
Previously, in April 22, Phivolcs recorded a quake in a part of Zambales. It had a magnitude of 6.1. Strong shaking were felt leaving people fearing about the so-called “Big One“. But the agency advises the people to wait for factual information and not to panic.
Recently, a quake has hit a part of Cagayan. At 06:32 am, October 24, 2020, Santa Praxedes was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2.
According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Cagayan was located at 18.48°North, 120.89°East – 019 km South 38° East of Santa Praxedes. The quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 006 kilometers.
Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake. Also, there are no aftershocks expected of the said quake. Instrumental Intensity I was recorded in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte.
Keep safe everyone. We’ll keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.
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