Three earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 5.0 to 5.9 hit the main island of Luzon, Philippines within 20 minutes on Saturday, April 8, 2017. An estimated 20 million people felt the tremors as far away as the capital Manila and the island of Mindoro. The quakes about 90 kms (55 miles) south of the capital

Manila occurred over a period of about 20 minutes.A Reuters reporter felt a tremor for over a minute in the Makati business district of Manila. The 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck in an area near Talaga, 70km south of Manila in the Philippines. The quake was at a depth of 42.7km. MORE