Magnitude 3.6 quake jolts Southern Tagalog
Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) - May 22, 2017 - 4:00pm

MANILA, Philippines - A magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattled parts of Southern Tagalog yesterday, but did not cause any damage, state seismologists said. 

The epicenter of the tremor, which occurred at around 5:53 a.m., was located around eight kilometers southwest of Mabini, Batangas. The quake was felt at Intensity 1 in Barangay Pulang Bato, San Nicolas and Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro.

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake is not expected to generate aftershocks. 

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