NDRRMC: Death toll of magnitude 6.3 Mindanao quake

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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced on Monday that the death toll of the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that hit Tulunan, North Cotabato, was seven last week.

In its latest report, the NDRRMC also noted that 215 individuals had been injured in Regions XI, XII, and BARMM.

In the meantime, a total of 4,151 families or 20,755 individuals have been affected in 79 barangays in Regions XI and XII. Of these, 269 families or 1,407 people were covered in different evacuation centers.

The Agency also said that a total of 3,160 infrastructures had been damaged following the earthquake. The number includes houses (2,547), schools (445), medical facilities (38), places of worship (20), other public structures (82), private and commercial establishments (17) and roads and bridges (11).

In a separate Facebook post, the Office of Civil Defense announced that a total of 400 family packs were distributed by the OCD in BARMM to the local government units listed in Regions XI and XII, which are greatly affected by the severe earthquake and its aftermath.

Meanwhile, at 12:00 p.m. on October 21, the NDRRMC reported a total of 701 aftershocks.

The epicenter of the earthquake was two kilometers high.

Intensity VII was felt in Kidapawan City, while Intensity V was felt in Tupi, South Cotabato, Alabel, Sarangani.

Intensity IV was felt in Kiamba, Sarangani; T’Boli, South Cotabato; General Santos City; and Intensity III was felt in Cagayan de Oro City; Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental.

Intensity II, on the other hand, was felt in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental; and Intensity I felt in Dipolog City; Bislig City.

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