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02 Nov 2019 description

Two major earthquakes hit North Cotabato over the last several days, with two major earthquakes on 29 and 31 October 2019, at 6.3 and 6.6 magnitudes, respectively. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council reports that aftershocks are expected over the coming days and weeks. Intensity VII was felt in Tulunan, M’lang and Makilala in Cotabato; Magsaysay and Digos City in Davao del Sur; and Kidapawan City.

02 Nov 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 29 October 2019 at 09:04 AM, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Tulunan, North Cotabato (06.81°N, 125.03°E - 022 km S 79° E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 7 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of North Cotabato.

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

A total of 29,479 families or 147,395 persons were affected by the earthquake incident in 149 barangays in Regions XI and XII (see Table 1).

01 Nov 2019 description
  • The Philippine's National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported a series of strong aftershocks with 4.7M occurred after the last earthquake that hit the Cotabato Province on 31 October. More aftershocks are expected and may continue for several days to weeks.
  • According to NDRRMC 16 persons died, 403 have been injured and two are missing. A total of 6,009 families (30,045 persons) have been affected in the Region XI and XII.
01 Nov 2019 description
report Save the Children

PRESS RELEASE
01 November 2019

An estimated 3.2 million children have been affected by at least five powerful earthquakes in the southern Philippines over the past three weeks, with just two strong quakes recorded today. More than 180 classrooms are said to be completely destroyed.

Save the Children Philippines has deployed an assessment team in North Cotabato and Davao del Sur following a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that hit the town of Tulunan, on Thursday, the second strong temblor that jolted parts of Mindanao in weeks.

01 Nov 2019 description
report ACT Alliance

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit the province of Cotabato in the Philippines in the morning of 31st October, 2019. The province has experienced two earthquakes of more than 6.0 magnitude since 16th October and they expect that aftershocks and tremors will still continue until December, as reported by Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).

01 Nov 2019 description

As of 1 November, over 30,000 people are affected by a series of earthquakes. A 6.6-magnitude earthquake on 29 October and a 6.5-magnitude earthquake on 31 October in Tulunan, Cotabato in Mindanao.

01 Nov 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

A series of strong earthquakes with magnitudes M6.6 and M6.5 occurred on 29 October 2019 and 31 October 2019, respectively.

A. Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake in Tulunan, North Cotabato

On 29 October 2019, an earthquake with epicenter located southeast of Tulunan, Cotabato occurred with the following details:

B. Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake in Tulunan, North Cotabato

01 Nov 2019 description

By Joey Dalumpines

DAVAO CITY October 31, 2019 (PIA) - The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) continues to conduct inspection on public and private infrastructures to ensure their structural integrity aimed at ensuring the safety of their occupants following the strong quakes that rocked Mindanao last Monday and earlier today.

01 Nov 2019 description

By Rudolph Ian Alama

DAVAO CITY, Oct 31 (PIA) - The Local Government of Davao City will direct donations to the provinces of Davao del Sur and North Cotabato which were hard hit by the three strong earthquakes which occurred on Oct. 16, Oct. 29 and Oct. 31.

01 Nov 2019 description

By Carina Cayon

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 31 (PIA) – The magnitude 6.5 quake that rocked Southern Mindanao at 9:11 a.m. today worsened the situation in some areas in Davao del Sur, as it brought more damages to infrastructures and forced more families to leave their homes.

While the affected areas have not yet recovered from the havoc of the series of earthquake on October 16 and October 29, the recent tremor which is stronger than the previous ones aggravated the devastation.

01 Nov 2019 description
  • The Philippine’s National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that a series of strong earthquakes with magnitudes M 6.6 and M 6.5 occurred on 29 and 31 October 2019, respectively.

  • According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), as of 31 October 2019, hundreds of aftershocks have followed both earthquakes, of which a total of 119 quakes were felt, ranging from light to very strong shaking. More aftershocks are expected and may continue for several days to weeks.

01 Nov 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 29 October 2019 at 09:04 AM, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Tulunan, North Cotabato (06.81°N, 125.03°E - 022 km S 79° E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 7 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of North Cotabato.

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

A total of 6,009 families or 30,045 persons were affected by the earthquake incident in 72 barangays in Regions XI and XII (see Table 1).

01 Nov 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

On 29 October 2019 at around 9:04 AM, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) recorded the second strong earthquake of Magnitude 6.6 that shook the province of North Cotabato with and almost the same epicentre located 25 kilometers southeast of the municipality of Tulunan of said province with a depth of 7 kilometers.

01 Nov 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 29 October 2019 at 09:04 AM, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Tulunan, North Cotabato (06.81°N, 125.03°E - 022 km S 79° E) with a tectonic origin and a depth of focus of 7 km. The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring municipalities of North Cotabato.

I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

A total of 13,743 families or 68,715 persons were affected by the earthquake incident in 142 barangays in Regions XI and XII (see Table 1).

31 Oct 2019 description

Richmond, Va. – Children are the most vulnerable amid the kind of chaos that follows disasters such as the Philippine island of Mindanao’s second strong earthquake in three days, its third in two weeks. ChildFund has been working in the Philippines since 1971, including assisting children and families in central Mindanao, the area affected by the earthquake.