EARTHQUAKE: 3.2 Magnitude Quake Jolts Ilocos Norte

EARTHQUAKE: 3.2 Magnitude Quake Jolts Ilocos Norte


Sandy Ghaz


December 21, 2021



Ilocos Norte Hit by Earthquake with 3.2 Magnitude

EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.2 magnitude quake in Ilocos Norte, December 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 Ilocos Norte, December 21, 2021. At 03:47 a.m., Burgos was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2.


According to Phivolcs, the quake that hit a part of Ilocos Norte was located at 18.69°North, 119.99°East – 072 km North 74° West of Burgos with a depth of origin of 015 kilometers.


stated in its bulletin that damages are expected of the said quake and as well as aftershocks. Furthermore, no intensity was recorded to have been felt at the epicenter of the quake nor the nearby areas.

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

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