A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit Leyte province early Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The quake struck 5 kilometers northeast of Albuera town at 6:26 a.m.
The quake, tectonic in origin, was felt strongest in Ormoc City at Intensity 5.
It was also felt in Pastrana town at Intensity 4 and in Tacloban City and Palo town at Intensity 3.
Phivolcs said aftershocks were expected. GLEE JALEA