A 2.1-magnitude quake struck near Danao town on in the wee hours of Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
The temblor was recorded 10 kilometers northeast of Danao at 1:32 a.m.
Phivolcs said that the earthquake was of tectonic origin and hit at a depth of 31 kilometers below the ground.
The earthquake had no significant intensities.
No aftershocks and damages are expected from the quake, the state seismic bureau added in the bulletin issued at 1:41 a.m.