Magnitude 5.5 quake jolts Apayao


Posted at Aug 01 2023 04:57 PM

MANILA – A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck Apayao Tuesday afternoon, Phivolcs said.

The tectonic tremor occurred 13 kilometers southwest of Kabugao town at 4:03 p.m. with a depth of 30 kilometers.

Intensity II was felt in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte.

Instrumental intensities were also experienced in the following areas:

  • Intensity III – Aparri, Cagayan
  • Intensity II – Laoag City and Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte; Candon, Ilocos Sur
  • Intensity I – Batac, ilocos Norte; Sinait, Ilocos Sur

Philvolcs said damage and aftershocks are expected. 


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