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15 December 2019

Landslides on Mount Kinabalu from the 2015 earthquake

High quality imagery is now available on Google Earth showing the hundreds of landslides on Mount Kinabalu triggered by the 5 June 2015 M=6.0 earthquake

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19 November 2019

Landslides triggered by the Mw=7.8 Haida Gwaii earthquake in Canada

A new study (Barth et al. 2019) has mapped the landslides triggered by the 27 October 2012 Mw=7.8 Haida Gwaii earthquake in British Columbia, Canada

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12 November 2019

The 2019 Cotabato earthquakes: the Barangay Bato landslide cluster

The Barangay Bato landslide cluster from the 2019 Cotabato earthquakes in the Philippines, captured by Planet Labs satellites

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11 November 2019

Planet Labs images of landslides triggered by the 2019 Cotabato earthquakes in the Philippines

At least two distinct clusters of landslides were triggered by the 2019 Cotabato earthquakes in the Philippines. This post provides Planet Labs images of the cluster at Baragay Buhay.

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5 November 2019

The Tagarma rock avalanche in the Pamir-western Himalayan syntaxis of the Tibetan Plateau

The 5 km long ancient, earthquake triggered (?) Tagarma rock avalanche in the Pamir-western Himalayan syntaxis of the Tibetan Plateau

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4 November 2019

Cotabato, Philippines: large landslides from the series of earthquakes in October 2019

A sequence of earthquakes in Cotabato in the Philippines in late October 2019 has triggered a number of large landslides, causing at least seven fatalities

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25 September 2019

The Mirpur earthquake in Pakistan: images of lateral spreading

The 24th September 2019 M=5.6 Mirpur earthquake in NW Pakistan appears to have generated some large lateral spreads along the banks of the Jhelum River.

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28 June 2019

The chains of geologic hazards arising from earthquakes

In a simply wonderful paper just published in Reviews of Geophysics, which is open access, Fan et al. (2019) review the literature on chains of geologic hazards arising from large earthquakes, with a focus on the Ch-Chi and Wenchuan events. 

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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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20 April 2019

Taroko Gorge: a dashcam video of a very near-miss with a co-seismic rockfall in Taiwan

Taroko Gorge: a dashcam video has been posted to Youtube showing a very near-miss with an earthquake-triggered rockfall in Taiwan

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