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EARTHQUAKE IN NORTH COTABATO, THE PHILIPPINES

EARTHQUAKE IN NORTH COTABATO, THE PHILIPPINES

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is monitoring developments following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Tulunan in North Cotabato, the Republic of the Philippines on 16 October 2019. The epicenter of the earthquake is located at approximately 140km from Davao City.

 

According to the local authorities, the earthquake has so far claimed four lives and caused injuries to 20 other people, in addition to damage to several buildings and residences. There has been no report of any Malaysians affected by the earthquake.

 

The Ministry wishes to convey the sympathies and condolences to the Government and the people of the Republic of the Philippines, in particular to those who have been directly affected. Malaysia stands in solidarity with the Philippines during this challenging time.

 

Malaysians requiring consular assistance can contact the Consulate General of Malaysia in Davao City as per contact information below:

 

CONSULATE GENERAL OF MALAYSIA IN DAVAO CITY

2nd Floor, Usman Building,

Diho Subdivision Road,

Buhangin,Davao City
8000 Philippines

Tel:      +63 82 221 4050

            +63 936 9684001

Email: mwdavao@kln.gov.my

 

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

03-8887 4530

03-8887 4570 (after working hours)

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

17 October 2019