News Alerts

24 Jan 2019 | 12:45 PM UTC

Philippines: 5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Cagayan province Jan.24

Philippines News Alert

5.5-magnitude quake hits Cagayan province (North); no major damages reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/24/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/24/2019, 11:59 PM (UTC). COUNTRY/REGION Cagayan

Event

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit the Cagayan province (Luzon island) around 16:30 (local time) on Thursday, January 24. Tremors were also felt in Pasuquin (Ilocos Norte province) and Vigan (Ilocos Sur province). According to initial reports, no casualties or major material damages were reported. No tsunami warning was issued.

Advice

Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor developments to the situation, to be prepared for further aftershocks, and to adhere to instructions issued by local authorities. In the event of aftershocks, individuals are advised to protect themselves as much as possible from falling debris if indoors (e.g. under a table), to move away from windows, and to not attempt to leave the building unless there is an immediate danger. If outdoors, move away from tall buildings, utility wires, and streetlights.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news