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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.
6 November 2019
Today a major landslide occurred in the Genting Highlands of Malaysia, a popular tourist area. The channelised flow was captured in a mobile phone video.
4 November 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
2 October 2019
A splendid new paper (Walter et al 2019) provides detailed analysis of the precursory behaviour leading up to the Anak Krakatau flank collapse in December 2018
24 September 2019
A paper (Williams et al. 2019) published in the journal Geology provides an analysis of the deadly 2018 Anak Krakatau flank collapse. Interestingly, the landslide was surprisingly small to have generated such a large tsunami.
2 July 2019
A first analysis of the mining-induced September 2018 Naga landslide, which killed 134 people and destroyed almost 60 houses
29 April 2019
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.
25 April 2019
On Tuesday morning a slope collapsed at a jade mine at Balakh village in Myanmar, killing 54 miners. This is the latest of a long series of such landslides in Myanmar.