NDRRMC Update: Situational Report No. 02 regarding Magnitude 6.6. Earthquake in Tulunan, North Cotabato, 30 October 2019, 6:00 AM

Situation Report
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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 12:00 AM, a total of 270 aftershocks were recorded. Of which, 160 were plotted and 50 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 Xl).

  • 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,

  • 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, XII and BARMM

B. Affected Population

  • A total of 1,681 families / 8,405 persons were affected in 3 barangays in Region Xll.

  • Of which, a total of 701 families / 3,505 persons are taking temporary shelter at Brgy. llomavis Evacuation Center, while 980 families / 4,900 persons are served outside ECs.