NDRRMC Update: SitRep No. 04 regarding Magnitude 6.6. Earthquake in Tulunan, North Cotabato, 31 October 2019, 6:00 AM
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.
A. Incidents Monitored
29 October 2019
A fire broke-out at G Skin and Domantay Jamora Dental Clinic in General Santos City, South Cotabato. It was declared fire out on the same day (Region XIl).
The dike near Buluan-Paglat river was damaged that resulted in the continuous flow of water towards Barangays Tua, Damakling, and Poblacion causing flood (BARMM).
Landslide incident was reported at Sitio Saulbulawan, Barangay Bituan which totally blocked the road going to Barangay Bacong, Tulunan, Cotabato.
Landslide incident was reported in Barangay Upper Bala, Magsaysay, Davao del Sur wherein two (2) missing persons were reported due to the said landslide.
Source: OCDROs Xi, X/l and BARMM
B. Affected Population
A total of 5,126 families / 25,630 persons (previous report: 1,681 families / 8,405 persons) were affected in 59 barangays (previous report: 42 barangays) in Regions XI and XIl.
Of which, a total of 2,552 families / 12,760 persons (previous report: 874 families / 4,370 persons) are taking temporary shelter in 19 evacuation centers, while 1,342 families / 6,710 persons (previous report: 980 families / 4,900 persons) are served outside ECs.