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Philippines, M6.9 Earhquake in Davao del Sur province

13:11 Dec 15 2019 6.80°N, 125.20°E, 9 km Northwest of Matanao Municipality

Description
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that a tectonic earthquake of 6.9 magnitude with 3 km depth, struck Davao del Sur, Mindanao island, the Philippines on Sunday, 15 December 2019 at 13:11 (UTC+7). The earthquake was located on 6.80°N, 125.20°E, 9 km Northwest of Matanao Municipality.
According to PHIVOLCS, the municipalities of Matanao & Magsaysay, Davao del Sur recorded Intensity VII or destructive shaking while Intensity VI or strong shaking were felt in Kidapawan City; General Santos City; Bansalan, Davao del Sur; Alabel & Malapatan, Sarangani; Koronadal City, and several other areas experienced weak to moderate shaking as reported below:
Intensity V - Tulunan & Matalam, Cotabato; Cotabato City; Davao City; Glan, Sarangani
Intensity III - Kalilangan, Talakag & Dangcagan, Bukidnon
Intensity II - Impasugong, Bukidnon; Cagayan de Oro City; Dipolog City
Intensity I - Zamboanga del Sur.
Additional Data
Country: Philippines
Affected Area / Region: Region XI and XII

Casualties

Death: 11
Missing: 1
Injured: 209
Affected Families: 81629
Affected Persons: 373999
Displaced Persons: 130902
Evacuation Centre: 57

Damages

Damaged houses: 26401Damaged educational facilities (e.g. schools): 397Damaged medical facilities (e.g. hospital): 25Damaged public buildings / facilities: 126Damaged infrastructure (e.g. road, water network): 31Cost of Assistance (USD): 265,651.81

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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