Magnitude 4.0 quake jolts Pangasinan

MANILA, March 27 (PNA) — A magnitude-4.0 earthquake jolted the province of Pangasinan on Thursday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

In its bulletin, the agency said the tremor occurred at 4:42 a.m. with its epicenter traced 21 kilometers northeast of Bolinao in Pangasinan.

Phivolcs said the temblor, which was tectonic in origin, had a shallow depth of 18 kilometers.

The agency said there was no casualty or damage reported from the quake.

Phivolcs added that aftershocks are not expected as well. (Philippine News Agency)