JUST IN: 3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded in Cagayan

JUST IN: 3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded in Cagayan


Sandy Ghaz


October 21, 2021



Cagayan Hit by Earthquake with 3.9 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.9 magnitude quake in Cagayan, October 21, 2021.

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 has hit a part of Cagayan, October 21, 2021. At 05:48 a.m., Calayan was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9.


According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Cagayan was located at 19.06°North, 121.02°East – 020 km South 74° West of Dalupiri Island in Calayan with a depth of origin of 040 kilometers.


stated in its bulletin that no damage is expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. The following instrumental intensities were recorded of the said quake:

  • Intensity II

    • Laoag, Ilocos Norte
    • Claveria, Cagayan

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

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