Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits Occidental Mindoro

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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported that a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Occidental Mindoro in the municipality of Abra De Ilog on Wednesday at 9:09 a.m.

According to the agency, there have been no reports of damage so far, but aftershocks are to be expected.

Tremors were also felt in Metro Manila and in other parts of Luzon.

The earthquake is tectonic in origin, meaning that there was a movement in the Earth’s crust, and it had a depth of 110 kilometers. Phivolcs has yet to report intensities, which indicate how strong a quake is felt in a specific area.