Magnitude 5.6 quake hits Occidental Mindoro, shakes parts of Metro Manila

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 5) — Several parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila, were jolted when a magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Looc in Occidental Mindoro early Monday morning.

State seismologist Phivolcs said the tremor at 2:16 a.m. caused intensity IV shaking in Looc, Lubang, Mamburao, Paluan, and Sablayan in Occidental Mindoro and Tagaytay City.

Intensity 2 shaking was also felt in Makati, Quezon City, Mandaluyong, Malabon, Muntinlupa, and Pasig. Several netizens said they were awakened by the earthquake.

Phivolcs said aftershocks can be felt, but there is no significant damage expected from the quake.