A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck off the coast of Palawan yesterday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

Phivolcs said the epicenter of the quake, which occurred at 2:58 p.m., was recorded 91 kilometers southeast of Roxas town.

The quake was felt at Intensity 3 in Roxas and Intensity 1 in Cuyo and Narra.

Phivolcs said aftershocks were expected from the quake.


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