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).
II. Status of Displaced Families / Persons
a. Inside Evacuation Center
There are 874 families or 4,370 persons taking temporary shelter in three (3) evacuation centers in Regions XI and XII (see Table 2)
b. Outside Evacuation Center
There are 980 families or 4,900 persons currently staying with their relatives and/or friends (see Table 3).