The 6.7-magnitude quake that struck the Mindanao region mid-afternoon on Friday caused part of a shopping mall ceiling to collapse, triggered power cuts and sent people fleeing into the streets.
There were no immediate reports of casualties but the quake was felt across a wide area of the mountainous island.
The Philippines has long been regarded as one of the most dangerous places for journalists in the world.
International concern has been growing over internet scams in the Asia-Pacific region, often staffed by trafficking victims tricked or coerced into promoting bogus crypto investments.
A Chinese Coast Guard ship and one of its militia vessels separately bumped a Philippine coast guard ship and a military-run supply boat Sunday off a contested shoal.
Philippines says its coast guard ship and supply boat are hit by Chinese vessels near disputed shoal
The top Philippine security official said that the incidents near the Second Thomas Shoal could have been worse if they were not able to manoeuvre rapidly away from the Chinese ships.
"These coastal towns have no protection because they are directly facing the Pacific," said Isabela rescue official Constante Foronda, putting the number of evacuees in Isabela at 372.
US, Japan and Australia plan joint navy drills in disputed South China Sea, say Philippine officials
The drill will include three aircraft and helicopter carriers sailing together in a show of force and undertaking joint drills.
Saturday's incident was the first time since November 2021 that the Chinese coast guard had used water cannon against a Philippine resupply mission to Second Thomas Shoal.
Edzel John Lumbao Tabuzo, 24, and student-pilot Anshum Rajkumar Konde who were killed in the two-seater Cessna plane crash on Tuesday in Luna, Apayao.
The reaction to Bolden’s goal was instant. The large contingent of Filipino fans standing behind their team’s bench erupted as the New Zealand fans around the stadium let out cries of shock.
For the co-hosts, the jubilation that surrounded their 1-0 win over Norway in the tournament opener and transformed a rugby-mad nation into one suddenly besotted by football, melted away too soon.
The Group A encounter was the first game inside Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium, the tournament’s only indoor venue.
The team hope getting the Philippines to their first World Cup can be a game-changer for football in the country.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken first relayed the request to his Philippine counterpart last year, and President Joe Biden discussed the request when Marcos visited the United States in May.
The 23-crew member Genesis 2 sank on Thursday, 337 kilometers east of the main southern island of Mindanao.
The thousands of villagers who live within Mayon's danger zone reflect the plight of many impoverished Filipinos who are forced to live in dangerous places across the archipelago.
The earthquake struck at a depth of 124 kilometres (77 miles) at around 10:00 am (0200 GMT) in waters about three hours' drive from the capital Manila.
More than thousands remain within the permanent danger zone below Mayon, an area long declared off-limits to people but where generations have lived and farmed because they have nowhere else to go.
Mayon, about 330 kilometres (205 miles) southeast of the capital Manila, is considered one of the most volatile of the country's 24 active volcanoes.