Five mild earthquakes struck Leyte on Sunday morning in just two hours,, the Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The strongest was a magnitude 4.1 quake at 10:41 a.m., with the epicenter eight kilometers from Capoocan in Leyte.
Philvocs researcher Maylene Enriquez said no damage is expected from the quake swarm.
The other quakes in Leyte were: 3.3-magnitude at 9:36 a.m. 6 km of Kananga, 3.2-magnitude at 10:32 a.m. some 9 km of Villaba, 3.1-magnitude at 11:19 a.m. some 2 km of Kananga, and then 2.4-magnitude at 11:34 a.m. some 11 km of Jaro.
Also on Sunday, two earthquakes measuring 3.5 and 3.4 respectively were recorded in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte and Gov. Generoso in Davao Oriental.
A 6.5 on Richter scale struck central Java in Indonesia on Saturday at 12:18 p.m., Phivolcs, however, said the Java quake had no connection with the Leyte tremors.
The Java tremor was centered 104 km southwest of Kebumen district, West Java province, at a depth of 48 km.
No casualties have been reported, though the quake was felt by residents living in Yogyakarta province, West Java province, and Jakarta.
JIMMY R. PILAPIL