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31 Oct 2019 description
  • An additional earthquake of 6.5 M (the third in October) at a depth of 10 km struck Cotabato Province (Mindanao Island, southern Philippines) on 31 October at 1.11 UTC. The epicentre was approximately 10 km south-east of Makilala Town (Cotabato Province). It was preceded by a series of foreshocks and one aftershock of 4.6 M. Up to 10,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and up to 1,434,000 to strong shaking.

31 Oct 2019 description

On 31 October at 9:11 a.m. local time another 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck close to Tulunan, not far from the 29 October 6.6-magnitude earthquake. Tectonic in origin, the 6.5-magnitude earthquake was felt strongly in North Cotabato, Kidapawan City, Davao del Sur and surrounding municipalities. Over 25,600 people are affected in Regions XI and XII, of which almost 12,800 are in the evacuation centres, while over 6,700 are staying with host families.

31 Oct 2019 description

By Joey Dalumpines

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 31 (PIA) - Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio bared that the earthquake felt by the city at 9:13 am Thursday was 6.5 Magnitude with Tulunan, North Cotabato as the epicenter.

In a press briefing following the quake, she said suspension of classes will go on until Monday, November 4 since Friday, and the weekend are holidays.

She said engineers are assessing the Bankerohan bridges and have limited the access to the Bolton Bridge (Southbound) at 20 tons only due to a cited damage.

31 Oct 2019 description

Philippines

• The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that a strong M 6.5 earthquake with 6-km depth struck North Cotabato Province, Mindanao island in the Philippines on Thursday, 31 October 2019, at 08:11 (UTC+7). The earthquake is of tectonic in origin and was located 6.90°N,125.07°E (28 km East of Tulunan, Cotabato).

31 Oct 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 5,126 families or 25,630 persons were affected by the earthquake incident in 59 barangays in Regions XI and XII (see Table 1).

31 Oct 2019 description

I. Situation Overview

A. Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake on 29 October 2019

On 29 October, 09:04 AM, an earthquake occurred in Tulunan (Cotabato) with the following details:

  • From 16-27 October 2019, a total of 870 aftershocks were recorded of the Magnitude 6.3 EQ were recorded. Of which, 468 were plotted and 53 were felt, ranging from magnitude 1.5 to 5.5 and Intensity of I to VII.

Source: DOST-PHIVOLCS

II. Effects

B. Incident Monitored

31 Oct 2019 description

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to assess and monitor the situation resulting from the magnitude 6.6 earthquake that hit several parts of Mindanao, Tuesday, October 29, 2019.

PRC mobilized a total of 81 staff and volunteers, deployed 4 ambulances, 2 service vehicles, a water tanker, bladders and water purification unit to assist residents, especially the badly-affected in North Cotabato and Davao del Sur.

31 Oct 2019 description

Intensity class VI:

Felt by all; some are frightened and take cover. People have difficulty walking due to motion. Objects fall from shelves and dishes, glassware and ceramics may be broken. Pictures fall off walls. Furniture moves or is overturned. Damage slight in poorly constructed buildings. Trees, bushes shaken visibly or are heard rustling.

31 Oct 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).

31 Oct 2019 description

I. Situation Overview

On 29 October 2019, 9:04 AM, an earthquake occurred in Tulunan (Cotabato) with the following details:

  • As of 30 October 2019, 11:00 PM, a total of 590 aftershocks were recorded.
    Of which, 282 were plotted and 86 were felt, ranging from magnitude 1.5 to 6.1 and Intensity of I to VII.

Source: DOST-PHIVOLCS

II. Effects

A. Incidents Monitored

29 October 2019

31 Oct 2019 description

l. 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:

  • As of 31 October 2019, 3:00 PM, a total of 968 aftershocks were recorded. Of which, 409 were plotted and 106 were felt, ranging from magnitude 1.5 to 6.5 and Intensity of | to VII.

30 Oct 2019 description
  • Following the 6.6 M earthquake near Tulunan (Cotabato Province, Mindanao Island) on 29 October, 5 people are dead, 394 people are injured, and 2 are still missing.
  • 3,505 people are sheltering in evacuation centres, and more than 8,000 people have been affected by the event.
  • Infrastructural damage was reported to 133 different sites, including 94 schools, forcing the suspension of classes in 31 municipalities.
  • Earthquake-induced landslides and floods affected Maguindanao and Davao del Sur provinces following damage sustained to the dyke near Buluan-Paglat …
30 Oct 2019 description

As of 30 October, over 16,400 people are affected by a 6.6-magnitude earthquake on 29 October in Tulunan, Cotabato in Mindanao. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is reporting of five deaths and nearly 400 injured, and over 1,100 homes and nearly 100 schools have been damaged. Preliminary assessments report nearly 4,400 people are staying in evacuation centres in Kidapawan, North Cotabato and Digos, Davao del Sur, while nearly 4,900 people are staying with host families in M’lang, Tulunan.

30 Oct 2019 description

Situation Overview

On 29 October, at 9:04 a.m. Philippine time, a 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck in Tulunan, Cotabato in Mindanao, just two weeks after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake occurred in the same area, causing seven deaths and 215 injured.

30 Oct 2019 description

I. Situation Overview

A. Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake on 29 October 2019

On 29 October, 09:04 AM, an earthquake occurred in Tulunan (Cotabato) with the following details:

B. Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake on 16 October 2019

On 16 October 2019, at around 7:37 PM, a magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred in Tulunan, North Cotabato with the following details:

30 Oct 2019 description
  • The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that a strong M 6.6 earthquake with 7-km depth struck North Cotabato Province, Mindanao island in the Philippines on Tuesday, 29 October 2019, at 08:04 (UTC+7). The earthquake is tectonic in origin and was located at 6.92°N,125.05°E (26 km East of Tulunan, Cotabato).

30 Oct 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 3,273 families or 16,365 persons were affected by the earthquake incident in 42 barangays in Regions XI and XII (see Table 1).

30 Oct 2019 description

In response to the magnitude 6.6 earthquake that hit several parts of Mindanaoon Tuesday, October 29, 2019, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) immediately dispatched volunteers, staff, rescue teams, Emergency personnel and ambulances to South Cotabato, Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato, Davao del Sur, General Santos City and Davao City and is continuously assessing and monitoring the situation on the ground to determine further assistance needed.