Friday, April 1, 2016

2016 - MAR - Land Subsidence

2016-03-01 - Sinkhole collapses part of highway in Maury County (Tennessee):

2016-03-01 - Sinkhole opens on street in Charleston (West Virginia):

2016-03-01 - Sinkhole closes part of boat ramp in Angelina County (Texas):

2016-03-02 - Large sinkhole opens on Beach Boulevard in coastal Pacifica (California):

2016-03-02 - Huge sinkhole collapses street in coastal Brooklyn (New York):

2016-03-03 - Huge crack opens, then the Atoyac River disappears, in Veracruz (Mexico):

Quote: "The Atoyac River, which crosses eight municipalities in the central mountainous area of eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, disappeared overnight after a giant crack opened up."

Quote: "The hole in the ground crosses the riverbed of the Atoyac River. It appeared about three kilometers from the source of the river, which supplies with water more than 10,000 families and sugar industries in the region."

2016-03-04 - Huge sinkhole eats large chunk of street in Detroit (Michigan):

2016-03-05 - Two sinkholes open on Iler Field in Farmville (Virginia):

2016-03-06 - Huge 420-meter-deep (!) sinkhole found in Guangxi Zhuang (China):

Quote: "Scientists from China and France have discovered a rare, huge sinkhole in Guangxi Zhuang region, officials said on Sunday. The 420-metres deep sinkhole was discovered by scientists during an eight-day expedition that began on February 26 in Donglan county. Sinkholes found in Guangxi are normally around 250-metres deep. Many species live in these sinkholes, including bats and snakes. Scientists also found some as-yet unidentified vertebrates and plants."

2016-03-07 - Sinkhole opens on street in San Bernardino (California):

2016-03-08 - Massive sinkhole swallowing parking lot at blighted apartment complex in DeKalb County (Georgia):

2016-03-09 - Sinkhole closes Airport Road until further notice in Chattanooga (Tennessee):

2016-03-09 - Sinkhole opens on US 101 in coastal San Francisco (California):

2016-03-09 - Sinkhole closes main road in coastal Los Realejos (Spain):

2016-03-10 - Sinkhole opens near the State Fairgrounds in Little Rock (Arkansas):

2016-03-10 - Landslide hits hotel, parts of the hotel collapse, in Cianjur (Indonesia), 5 killed, 8 injured:

2016-03-11 - Huge sinkhole opens and swallows bus on street in Guiyang (China):

2016-03-11 - Landslides kill 15 people in São Paulo (Brazil), near the coast:

2016-03-12 - Sinkhole closes road near Gracey (Kentucky):

2016-03-12 - Sinkhole closes road near South Burlington (Vermont):

2016-03-13 - Sinkhole ruptures gas line in Moraga (California), evacuations ensue:

2016-03-13 - Sinkhole closes part of Vicksburg National Military Park (Mississippi):

2016-03-13 - Sinkhole closes road in North Bay (Canada):

2016-03-14 - Cliff collapses, apartment buildings on the edge, on the island of Jersey (Britain):

2016-03-14 - Mineshaft collapses, huge 300-foot-deep sinkhole opens in home's yard, in Scorrier (Britain):

2016-03-15 - Iconic Elephant Rock formation collapses at beach in New Brunswick (Canada):

Quote: "Staff at the Rock Provincial Park in New Brunswick awoke Monday to find Elephant Rock, one of the province’s most iconic images — it features on its health card — had collapsed, spilling 200 tonnes of rock onto the surrounding beach."

2016-03-15 - Big sinkhole opens on road in Winston-Salem (North Carolina):

2016-03-15 - Huge sinkhole opens in parking lot in coastal Port of Spain on the island of Trinidad:

2016-03-16 - Large chunk of Highway 3 collapses near Trinity Center (California), road closed for eight weeks:

Quote: "A section of Highway 3 approximately 19 miles south of Trinity Center completely collapsed Monday night, and Caltrans has said the roadway will be closed for an indefinite period of time. 'It will be a very long-term closure,' said Denise Yergenson, information officer for Caltrans District 2. 'The road is gone.' Tuesday evening Caltrans reported it anticipated that it will take eight weeks before traffic is allowed back on the roadway..."

2016-03-17 - Sinkhole opens on street at Oceanview Estates in coastal Waiehu on the island of Maui (Hawaii):

2016-03-18 - Sinkhole opens on road in coastal Absecon (New Jersey):

2016-03-18 - Huge 30-foot-wide sinkhole opens in Plains, North Lanarkshire (Scotland), homes evacuated:

2016-03-18 - Sinkhole partially swallows garbage truck on street in coastal Adelaide (Australia):

2016-03-19 - Ground cracking and destabilizing, landslide possibly imminent, residents warned, in Wenatchee (Washington):

Quote: "Huge cracks are developing in the ground in a neighborhood near the Mission Ridge Ski Area. Water and power have been shut off to the Whispering Pines Neighborhood. The Chelan County Public Utility District notified the county after a geotechnical firm they hired raised concern that the soil is unstable, and a landslide can occur without warning."

Quote: "The Chelan County Sheriff's Office said Thursday the slope between 4900 and 5200 Whispering Ridge Road has been determined to be unstable. The sheriff's office says the entire slope could come down with little or no warning."

2016-03-20 - Huge landslide takes out highway in Yiyang, Hunan Province (China):

Note: Whoa, momma!

2016-03-20 - Two boys fall into 30-foot-deep sinkhole in Rosedale (Maryland):

2016-03-21 - Huge sinkhole opens, eats two trees and a car, in Afragola (Italy), near the coast:

2016-03-22 - Sinkhole opens on road in Portland (Oregon):

2016-03-23 - Sinkhole swallows bridge in Allegan County (Michigan):

2016-03-23 - Sinkhole opens on street in Columbus (Mississippi):

2016-03-24 - Deep sinkhole opens in yard at home in Riverside (California):

2016-03-24 - Sinkhole swallows dog in Palatine (Illinois), dog rescued:

2016-03-25 - Sinkhole opens on street in Prince George (Canada):

2016-03-26 - Large sinkhole opens on street in Alpharetta (Georgia):

2016-03-27 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Manhattan (New York):

2016-03-28 - Sinkhole opens in pond and sucks down 25 tons of fish, in Guiping (China):

2016-03-29 - Sinkhole growing and causing problems on street in coastal New Orleans (Louisiana):

2016-03-29 - Sinkhole closes Mill Road in Burgess Hill (Britain):

2016-03-29 - Sinkhole causes homes to be evacuated in Croxley Green (Britain):

2016-03-30 - Huge 60+-foot-wide sinkhole causes evacuation of homes in Tarpon Springs (Florida):

2016-03-30 - Sinkhole opens on street, again, in Palmyra (Pennsylvania):

2016-03-30 - Sinkhole opens on Brimfield Road in coastal Purfleet (Britain):

2016-03-31 - Sinkhole opens and swallows heavy truck on road in coastal Barranquilla (Colombia):

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