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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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8 October 2018

The Palu landslides – the worst landslide disaster in five years?

The Palu landslides, triggered by the Sulawesi earthquake, may have been the worst mass movement event in terms of loss of life for five years

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