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).
II. Status of Displaced Families / Persons
a. Inside Evacuation Center
There are 2,552 families or 12,760 persons taking temporary shelter in nineteen (19) evacuation centers in Regions XI and XII (see Table 2).
b. Outside Evacuation Center
There are 1,342 families or 6,710 persons currently staying with their relatives and/or friends (see Table 3).