Earthquake Ilocos Norte: Phivolcs Records 5.1 Magnitude Quake

Phivolcs Releases Bulletin about Earthquake Ilocos Norte w/ 5.1 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE ILOCOS NORTE – The Phivolcs recorded a 5.1 magnitude earthquake in Burgos, November 24, 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 was the 7.1 magnitude quake in Davao Oriental. There were expected aftershocks due to the said quake and a tsunami advisory was released then.

Previously, Phivolcs also 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 24, 2022. At 11:05 p.m., Burgos was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1.

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According to Phivolcs, the earthquake that hit a part of Ilocos Norte was located at 18.45°North, 120.69°East – 008 km South 35° East of Burgos with a depth of origin of 022 kilometers.

Phivolcs stated in its bulletin that damages are not expected from the said quake but there may be aftershocks. The following intensities and instrumental intensities were recorded in these areas:

  • Intensity V
    • Ilocos Norte
      • Adams
      • Bacarra
      • Bangui
      • Burgos
      • City of Laoag
      • Pagudpud
      • Pasuquin
  • Intensity IV
    • Ilocos Norte
      • Badoc
      • Batac City
      • Carasi
      • Currimao
      • Dumalneg
      • Pinili
      • San Nicolas
    • Ilocos Sur
      • Sinait
      • Vigan City
  • Intensity III
    • San Vicente, Ilocos Sur
  • Intensity I
    • Bantay, Ilocos Sur

Instrumental Intensities:

  • Intensity IV
    • Ilocos Norte
      • Laoag
      • Pasuquin
  • Intensity III
    • Cagayan
      • Claveria
      • Gonzaga
      • Peñablanca
    • Ilocos Sur
      • Vigan City
  • Intensity I
    • City of Tabuk, Kalinga
    • Santol, La Union
    • City of Ilagan, Isabela

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

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