Calayan, Cagayan was rocked by a magnitude 5.7 earthquake on Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

The earthquake happened at 7:32 a.m. with its epicenter at 20 km northwest of Dalupiri Island.  The quake had a depth of 43 km and was tectonic in origin.

The quake had the following instrumental intensities:

  • Intensity III – Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte; San Antonio, Zambales
  • Intensity II – Laoag City, Ilocos Norte; Narvacan, Ilocos Sur; Ilagan, Isabela;
  • Intensity I – Penablanca and Gonzaga, Cagayan; Batac, Ilocos Norte; Sinait, Ilocos Sur; Santol, La Union


Ronald Espartinez