NDRRMC Update Sitrep No.14 re Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake in Ormoc City, Leyte, 17 July 2017, 8:00 AM

Report
from Government of the Philippines
Published on 17 Jul 2017 View Original

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

  • An earthquake with Magnitude of 6.5 occurred in Ormoc City, Leyte. Further details below:

  • As of 05:00 AM 17 July 2017, a total of 977 aftershocks (ranging from magnitude 1.5 to 5.8) were recorded by DOST-PHIVOLCS.

II. EFFECTS

A. AFFECTED POPULATION

1. A total of 5,427 families or 27,071 persons were affected in 23 barangyas in the Province of Leyte (REGION VIII). Of which, 1,311 families/6,024 persons are being serviced in 19 evacuation centres. While, 2,422 families/9,626 persons are currently staying outside of the EXs with either their family or friends: