MANILA, Philippines – A magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Calatagan in Batangas province on Sunday morning, May 22, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said in a bulletin.
The earthquake, which was tectonic in origin, struck 21 kilometers west of Calatagan at around 5:50 am with a depth of 132 kilometers.
State seismologists said damage and aftershocks are expected. Phivolcs, however, said no tsunami can be expected due to the earthquake.
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