Thursday, June 1, 2017

2017 - MAY - Land Subsidence

2017-05-01 - Sinkhole takes out road for a week near Rib Mountain (Wisconsin):

2017-05-02 - Landslide causes power outages in the Fiji Islands:

2017-05-02 - Sinkhole opens, Jeep crashes into it, in Lakeview area in Chicago (Illinois):

2017-05-02 - Sinkhole opens near home in Carterville (Illinois):

2017-05-02 - Sinkhole opens on street in Tuscaloosa (Alabama):

2017-05-03 - Sinkhole opens in parking lot at printing business in Boone (North Carolina):

2017-05-04 - Sinkhole opens on Highway 49 near Grass Valley (California):

2017-05-04 - Growing sinkhole threatens home in Harrison (Arkansas):

2017-05-05 - Massive sinkhole opens on street and partially swallows big rig in coastal San Francisco (California):

Quote: "Crews found a 3-foot-deep void where a San Francisco street caved under a heavy big-rig truck on Friday, but they are stumped as to what caused the hole. Water is usually to blame, but crews could not find any water leaks, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission spokeswoman Betsy Rhodes said."

2017-05-05 - Large sinkhole opens in Pueblo (Colorado):

2017-05-05 - Landslide blocks Lakeshore Road in Kelowna (Canada):

2017-05-06 - Massive sinkhole opens and swallows two trucks in Naberezhnye Chelny (Russia):

2017-05-06 - Sinkhole opens in parking lot at Starbucks in Montgomery County (Maryland):

2017-05-06 - Huge sinkhole opens on street in coastal Chennai (India):

2017-05-07 - Sinkhole opens on road in Arapahoe County (Colorado):

2017-05-08 - Ground subsiding, home about to fall into Lake Ontario, in Hamlin (New York):

Quote: "A Hamlin family was forced to cut the deck off their house Monday to spare their home, which now teeters on the edge of Lake Ontario. Rick and Mary Davis said it is only a matter of days until the home they worked their entire lives for, and purchased last year, is washed away."

2017-05-08 - Sinkhole opens on Rivers Avenue in coastal Charleston (South Carolina):

2017-05-08 - Deep sinkhole opens in Karnataka (India):

2017-05-08 - Sinkhole opens on street in Cromford (Britain):

2017-05-09 - Huge sinkholes are now appearing in the wrong places:

Quote: "But a recent spate of huge, sudden-appearing caverns is prompting alarm because they're happening in places where they shouldn't, and now seem to be proliferating nationwide."

2017-05-09 - Sinkhole opens on street in Evansville (Indiana):

2017-05-11 - Sinkhole opens near the Fisherman’s Park bridge near Lake Michigan in Port Washington (Wisconsin):

2017-05-11 - Sinkhole opens on street near Hanford (California):

2017-05-12 - Sinkholes concerning residents at apartments in Glace Bay (Canada):

2017-05-13 - Sinkhole opens on Lower Brook Street in coastal Ipswich (Britain):

2017-05-14 - Landslide forces evacuation of 17 people from homes in Kelowna (Canada):

2017-05-14 - Sinkhole swallows dog in coastal Edgewater (Maryland), dog rescued:

2017-05-15 - Landslide hits neighborhood in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania):

2017-05-16 - Sinkholes causing problems at the Coliseum Center in Charlotte (North Carolina):

2017-05-17 - Sinkhole opens near Brookville Middle School in Lynchburg (Virginia):

2017-05-17 - Sinkhole opens near building at Fort Wainwright (Alaska):

2017-05-17 - Sinkhole opens on street in Medicine Hat (Canada):

2017-05-17 - Sinkhole opens on street in Ferndown (Britain), 7 miles from the coast:

2017-05-18 - Sinkhole opens on street in Horley (Britain):

2017-05-18 - Large sinkhole opens on street in Centurion (South Africa):

2017-05-19 - Two sinkholes open on road in Laurel (Montana):

2017-05-20 - Sinkhole opens in the Montrose area in Houston (Texas):

2017-05-20 - Big chunk of road collapses in Logan County (Oklahoma):

2017-05-21 - Landslide hits Steele Creek (North Carolina):

2017-05-21 - Sinkhole opens on street in Warner Robins (Georgia):

2017-05-22 - Massive landslide buries part of Highway 1 in coastal Big Sur (California):

Quote: "A swath of the hillside gave way in an area called Mud Creek on Saturday night, changing the Big Sur coastline below to include what now looks like a rounded skirt hem, Susana Cruz, a spokeswoman with the California Department of Transportation, said Tuesday. More than 1 million tons of rock and dirt tumbled down the slope, which remained unstable. The slide is covering up about one-quarter of a mile of Highway 1."

2017-05-22 - Sinkhole opens at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in coastal Palm Beach (Florida):

2017-05-22 - Sinkhole opens on highway in coastal Tampa (Florida):

2017-05-23 - Sinkhole closes road in Bakersfield (California):

2017-05-23 - Sinkhole devours chunk of road in Chester County (South Carolina):

2017-05-23 - Sinkhole opens on street in Beaverton (Oregon):

2017-05-24 - Cesspool collapses, swallows man and kills him at home in coastal Huntington (New York):

2017-05-24 - Sinkhole opens in Martinsville (Virginia):

2017-05-24 - Sinkhole opens on street in Halifax (Canada):

2017-05-24 - Massive mudslide destroys farms and crops in Embu (Kenya):

2017-05-25 - Sinkhole opens on street, partially swallows garbage truck, in Augusta (Georgia):

2017-05-25 - Sinkhole opens, traps pickup truck, in Toronto (Canada):

2017-05-25 - Sinkhole opens on street in Brasted (Britain):

2017-05-26 - Sinkhole opens on Glenwood Drive in Jefferson City (Missouri):

2017-05-27 - Huge sinkhole opens in Changchun (China):

2017-05-28 - Sinkhole opens at school in Morganton (North Carolina):

2017-05-29 - Sinkhole opens at fire station in Palmyra (Pennsylvania):

2017-05-29 - Landslide suspends trains between Seattle (Washington) and Portland (Oregon):

2017-05-30 - Sinkhole opens on Highway 138 near Silverwood Lake (California):

2017-05-30 - Sinkhole opens on highway near coastal Illovo Beach (South Africa):

2017-05-30 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Porirua (New Zealand):

2017-05-31 - Sinkhole causes water main to break at new fire station in Palmyra (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "Contractors, excavators engineers, a geologist and Palmyra borough officials investigated the scene, but were unable to determine what caused the sinkhole."

Quote: "The borough has in recent years dealt with a series of sinkholes, some of which have rendered homes uninhabitable..."

2017-05-31 - Sinkhole closes Highway 97 in Vernon (Canada):

2017-05-31 - Sinkhole opens, swallows car, on Olde Highway 80 near El Cajon (California):

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