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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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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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6 November 2019

Genting: a major landslide in Malaysia

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.

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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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2 October 2019

Precursors to the Anak Krakatau flank collapse

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

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24 September 2019

A new analysis of the deadly Anak Krakatau flank collapse

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.

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2 July 2019

The huge September 2018 Naga landslide in the Philippines: a first published analysis

A first analysis of the mining-induced September 2018 Naga landslide, which killed 134 people and destroyed almost 60 houses

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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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25 April 2019

Balakh village: yet another catastrophic jade mine landslide in Myanmar

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.

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