4.4 magnitude quake hits Pagudpud

LAOAG CITY — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled Pagudpud residents at 7:28 a.m. Monday, state seimologists said.

With epicenter located at 45 kilometers northwest of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake was tectonic in origin with a depth of 33 kilometers.

Intensity II was felt in neighboring Claveria town in Cagayan and Intensity I in Laoag City.

Phivolcs said there was no expected aftershocks and damage.

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