DSWD DROMIC Report #3 on the Ms 6.6 Earthquake Incident in Tulunan, North Cotabato as of 30 October 2019, 6PM

from Government of the Philippines
Published on 30 Oct 2019 View Original

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 4,439 families or 22,195 persons were affected by the earthquake incident in 51 barangays in Regions XI and XII (see Table 1).

II. Status of Displaced Families / Persons

a. Inside Evacuation Center

There are 1,465 families or 7,325 persons taking temporary shelter in five (5) 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).