MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted Bayabas, Surigao del Sur on Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.
The earthquake struck 99 kilometers northeast of the town at 6:19 a.m.
It had a depth of focus of 24 kilometers. Aftershocks are expected.
Phivolcs said it is an aftershock of the magnitude 5.7 earthquake that hit the town on Monday.
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