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29 April 2019

Landslides from the 22 April 2019 M=6.1 earthquake at Gutad, Luzon in the Philippines

The 22 April 2019 M=6.1 earthquake at Gutad in Luzon, Philippines triggered multiple landslides. These are evident in a Planet Labs satellite image.

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10 April 2019

GEER report on the Palu landslides

GEER has published a report on the Palu-Donggala landslides, triggered by the 28 September 2018 Mw=7.5 Palu earthquake in Indonesia

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2 April 2019

Tsangpo gorge: a first analysis of landslides triggered by the 2017 Ms=6.9 Milin earthquake

A study has been published of landslides triggered by the 18th November 2017 Ms=6.9 earthquake in the Tsangpo Gorge area of Tibet

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15 March 2019

Landslides induced by the 2010 Chile megathrust earthquake – my new paper

A new study (Serey et al. 2019) of the Mw=8.8 2010 Chile megathrust earthquake indicates that it triggered a surprisingly low number of landslides.

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18 February 2019

The giant Daguangbao landslide: superheated steam and hot carbon dioxide

The runout of the one cubic kilometre Daguangbao landslide was controlled by complex processes in a basal layer that may have been just 0.1 mm thick

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1 December 2018

First images of slope failures triggered by the M=7.0 Alaska earthquake

First images of landslides triggered by the M=7.0 Alaska earthquake on 30th November 2018. Initial images show lateral spreads and rockfalls

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9 November 2018

Landslides from the M=6.7 6th September 2018 Hokkaido Iburi-Tobu Earthquake – a first technical report

On 6th September 2018 the M=6.7 Hokkaido Iburi-Tobu earthquake struck Hokkaido in Japan. The earthquake triggered over 6000 landslides, killing 36 people

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29 October 2018

Rockfalls from the 25th October 2018 M=6.8 Zakynthos earthquake

On 25th October 2018 an M=6.8 earthquake occurred at 14 km depth off the coast of Greece. The Zakynthos earthquake is reported to have triggered rockfalls

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19 October 2018

Landslide tsunamis from the Sulawesi earthquake

A new video has appeared on Youtube showing the multiple landslide tsunamis generated by the Sulawesi earthquake in Indonesia.

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15 October 2018

Sigi Biromaru: terrifying footage of lateral spreading during the Sulawesi earthquake

Sigi Biromaru in Palu: extraordinary footage shows the development of complex lateral spreading during the Sulawesi earthquake

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