Earthquake Ilocos Norte: Phivolcs Records 3.5 Magnitude Quake

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about Earthquake Ilocos Norte w/ 3.5 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE ILOCOS NORTE – The Phivolcs recorded a 3.5 magnitude earthquake in Nueva Era, November 16, 2022 and here are the details.

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.

One of the strong quakes recorded by Phivolcs is the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental. There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a tsunami advisory was released.

Previously, in April 22, Phivolcs recorded a quake in a part of Zambales. It had a magnitude of 6.1. Strong shaking was 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.

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Recently, a quake hit a part of Ilocos Norte, November 16, 2022. At 05:34 a.m., Nueva Era was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5.

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake that hit a part of Ilocos Norte was located at 17.93°North, 120.79°East – 014 km North 82° East of Nueva Era with a depth of origin of 001 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake as well as aftershocks. Furthermore, no intensity was felt at the epicenter of the quake as well as the nearby areas. Instrumental Intensity II was recorded at Nueva Era, Ilocos Norte

Keep safe everyone. Rest assured we will keep you posted for official updates from Phivolcs and other weather agencies.

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