NDRRMC Update: SitRep No. 04 regarding Magnitude 6.6. Earthquake in Tulunan, North Cotabato, 31 October 2019, 6:00 AM

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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.


II. Effects

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.