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7 June 2023
Landslides from the 5 September 2022 Mw=6.7 Luding Earthquake in Sichuan, China triggered many landslides around the town of Moxi.
26 April 2023
Planet has captured a high resolution Skysat image of the valley-blocking coseismic landslide near Islahiye, Turkey.
21 April 2023
A new paper in the journal Engineering Geology (Zhang et al. 2023) examines the evolution of landslides after the Wenchuan earthquake. It found that in the first two years landslide activity increased further, but then declined.
7 March 2023
The remarkable landslide in an olive grove near to Hatay, triggered by the Turkey earthquake, has been captured in satellite imagery by Planet.
7 February 2023
First images of landslides from the 6 February 2023 Turkey-Syria earthquakes
6 February 2023
The 6 February 2023 Mw=7.8 earthquake near Nurdağı in Gaziantep, Turkey is likely to have triggered substantial numbers of landslides
29 November 2022
Several landslides were triggered by the 21 November 2022 West Java earthquake in Indonesia. Reports indicate multiple fatalities.
20 October 2022
The 14 August 2021 M=7.2 earthquake in Haiti triggered many landslides. A recent paper (Havenith et al. 2022) suggests that this might in part have been because the slopes were preconditioned (weakened) by earlier earthquakes and storms.
28 July 2022
The 27 July 2022 M=7.0 earthquake in Abra Province, Philippines is likely to have triggered large numbers of landslides.
9 March 2021
Ebisu Circuit: an intriguing, high mobility landslide in volcanic materials caused by the 2021 Fukushima Earthquake in Japan