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2 July 2020
Another dreadful landslide has occurred in the Hpakant jade mining area of Kachin state in Myanmar. The landslide, at Sate Mu, killed at least 113 people.
28 May 2020
A recent paper (Latrubesse et al. 2020) suggests that the catastrophic July 2018 Xe Nammoy hydropower complex dam failure in Laos might have been caused by piping and slope failure of the dam, a mechanism that is similar to the #Edenville dam failure.
28 April 2020
Planet Labs high resolution SkySat imagery of the 10 April 2020 Kegesuglo landslide in Papua New Guinea, which killed 10 people
27 April 2020
Planet Labs have succeeded to collecting high resolution SkySat imagery of the Tendepo landslide in Papua New Guinea on 21 March 2020
24 March 2020
On Saturday 21 March 2020 a major landslide occurred at Tendepo in Tambul-Nebilyer district in Papua New Guinea, resulting in 12 deaths
17 March 2020
In 1919 a devastating eruption of Mount Kelud in Indonesia triggered massive lahars that killed 5,160 people on the flanks of the volcano
15 December 2019
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
12 November 2019
The Barangay Bato landslide cluster from the 2019 Cotabato earthquakes in the Philippines, captured by Planet Labs satellites
11 November 2019
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.