An earthquake has struck Manilla, Philippines
The 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck to the north-west of the Philippines capital of Manila at around 10.27pm local time (2.27pm BST).
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said to expect aftershocks but major damage was unlikely.
They said the quake occurred in Zambales northwest of Manila, on the main island of Luzon. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a depth of 93 km.
The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre estimate 20 million people live in the area effected by the earthquake.
Residents of the capital city took to Twitter to express their shock at the "strong" quake.
One said: "I just felt an earthquake a few minutes ago ;~; scared me."
Another said: "Earthquake just a few minutes ago & BOY THAT WAS STRONG."
Witnesses felt the quake in for up to 20 seconds and said tall buildings shook briefly.
Little damage has been reported in the immediate aftermath of the quake.
It came just weeks after a huge 7.2 magnitude quake struck the Philippines.
On April 29 the island of Mindanao was hit with some buildings damaged and tsuanmi warnings temporarily given.
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The Philippines lies on the so-called Ring of Fire, a region in the Pacific Ocean where many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur.
The country, which is made up of more than 7,000 islands, experiences regular earthquakes with several striking the main island of Luzon in March.