Pangasinan Hit by 3.4 Magnitude Earthquake
EARTHQUAKE – A quake with a magnitude of 3.4 recently hit Ilocos Norte according to the bulletin released by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).
Every country has a government agency that is tasked to record the natural calamities happening in the areas within the nation. They are the ones who release the information and updates regarding a calamity or natural occurrence.
In the Philippines, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology or more commonly called Phivolcs is the one in-charged of monitoring the natural occurrences in all the parts of the country.
Among the natural events that usually happen every day are earthquakes. Daily, several quakes hit the different parts of the country.
Recently, Phivolcs released a bulletin about a quake in Pangasinan.
Based on the information bulletin released by Phivolcs, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.4 hit a part of Pangasinan today, March 23,
The quake was located at 16.43°North, 119.75°East – 016 km North 74° West of Bolinao, Pangasinan. The 3.4 magnitude quake had a 023 km.
Based on the bulletin released by the agency, the 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit Pangasinan today, March 23, 2019, was tectonic in origin.
According to Phivolcs, no aftershock or damage caused by the quake is expected. We’ll keep you posted for further updates.
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