A strong earthquake shook the Philippines Monday midnight for the second time in two days.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said the earthquake struck around 12:42am on May 23, 2011, registering a magnitude of 5.7. The epicenter was located at 18 kilometers northwest of Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro, and with the depth of 106 kilometers. It was strongly felt in Ilijan, Batangas at Intensity 4.
The quake was also felt in various parts of the country: The Intensity 3 quake was felt in Tagaytay City, Malate, Manila, Pto. Galera, Alabang, Muntinlupa, and Clark,Pampanga; Intensity 2 at Malolos, Bulacan; and Intensity 1 at Nichols, Pasay City.
On Saturday, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 rocked Northern Philippines, particularly the province of Isabela. And this was followed by eight aftershocks.
There were no reported casualties or damages from both earthquakes.