A magnitude-5.3 earthquake hit Mindoro Occidental province in Southern Luzon, the Philippines, before dawn Sunday, without causing damage or casualties, said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

The quake was recorded at 04:04 a.m. (2000 GMT Saturday) northwest of Mamburao town in Mindoro Occidental, said Phivolcs.

The quake was tectonic in origin and was felt in Lubang Island, central Philippines, and in Puerto Princesa City in Palawan province in southwest Philippines.

Local radio also quoted the United States Geological Service (USGS) as saying the quake was measured at magnitude 5 with its epicenter at 20 kilometers west-southwest of Batangas province south of Manila, or 105 kilometers south of Manila.