MANILA: A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck Laoag City on Monday afternoon, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
In its earthquake information 2 released Monday afternoon, Phivolcs said the quake struck at 5:20 p.m. It added that the quake was tectonic in origin and struck at a depth of 27 kilometers.
Intensity 3 was felt in Vigan City.
Phivolcs said it will continue updating information on the earthquake as soon as data becomes available. PNA