A MAGNITUDE 5.4 earthquake yesterday morning jolted Ilocos Norte.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake struck the northwestern part of Pagudpud town at 10:48 a.m. yesterday.
It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 15 kilometers.
Intensity 5 was felt in the towns of Pasuguin and Bacarro, Laoag City in Ilocos Norte, and the city of Tuguegarao.
Intensity 4 was recorded in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, intensity 3 in Sinait, and Santa towns in Ilocos Sur, and Sudipen in La Union.
Intensity 2 was felt in Baguio City.