A magnitude 4.9 quake struck Zamboanga del Norte Monday morning.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake’s epicenter was located 40 km north of Siocon, Zamboanga Del Norte. The Phivolcs said the quake was tectonic in origin and struck at a depth of 33 kms at 6:29:57 AM.

Intensity IV  was felt at Zamboanga City, Siocon and Sirawai towns in Zamboanga del Norte. Intensity III was recorded at Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay

The Phivolcs said no aftershocks were recorded and expected.  (Rommel F. Lopez)