MANILA—A magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck off northern Samar early Sunday, Phivolcs said.
The tremor happened at 7:17 a.m., 27 kilometers northeast of Pambujan town.
It was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 5 kilometers, according to Phivolcs.
Instrumental Intensity I was reported in Borongan City.
The tremor was not expected to cause damage and aftershocks.