Friday, January 1, 2016

2015 - DEC - Land Subsidence

2015-12-01 - Huge sinkholes appear in three more villages in Kadapa (India):

Quote: "The mysterious formation of huge sinkholes with deafening noise in three villages in Chintakommadinne mandal of Kadapa district has spread to three more villages in the mandal, spreading fear among villagers."

Quote: "Even as the Geological Survey of India officials are analysing the causes for the phenomenon in Nayanoripalle and Peddamusalreddipalle and near Sri Bugga Malleswara Swamy temple in Chintakommadinne mandal a fortnight ago, the emergence of fresh sinkholes in Goodavandlapalle, Buggaletipalle and Buggalapalle in the mandal is giving sleepless nights to its residents."

2015-12-02 - Sinkhole opens on street in The Villages (Florida):

2015-12-03 - 90-foot-deep sinkhole closes park in Hillsborough (Florida):

2015-12-03 - Landslide hits village on the island of Sumatra (Indonesia), 18 killed:

2015-12-04 - Sinkhole closes Shoals Road in Duncan (South Carolina):

2015-12-04 - Sinkhole opens on busy road in Brentwood (Britain):

2015-12-04 - Sinkhole opens near home in Danville (Illinois):

2015-12-05 - Landslide and sinkhole damage several homes in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia):

2015-12-06 - Sinkhole opens near homes in Croxley Green (Britain):

2015-12-07 - Huge landslide takes out the Manali-Chandigarh Highway (India):

2015-12-08 - Huge sinkhole takes out street in Gresham (Oregon):

2015-12-09 - Sinkhole opens on street in Fort Madison (Iowa):

2015-12-10 - Massive sinkhole opens, threatens homes, in Ocala (Florida):

2015-12-11 - Landslide damages homes on Mercer Island in Lake Washington (Washington):

2015-12-12 - Sinkhole opens between two homes in coastal Seattle (Washington):

2015-12-12 - Large sinkhole opens at The Spit on the Gold Coast (Australia):

2015-12-12 - Sinkhole opens under big rig in Springhill (Canada):

2015-12-13 - Land sloughs away near homes in Tillamook (Oregon):

2015-12-15 - Huge sinkhole takes out road near Elma (Washington):

2015-12-16 - Coastal Carlsbad State Beach swallowed by ocean in California:

2015-12-16 - Sinkhole opens on street in Brookhaven (Georgia):

2015-12-16 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Durban (South Africa):

2015-12-17 - Large sinkhole opens in parking lot in coastal Harbor (Oregon):

2015-12-17 - Huge sinkhole opens near home, keeps growing, in Houston (Texas):

2015-12-17 - Sinkhole closes road in Jacksonville (North Carolina):

2015-12-18 - Landslide damages four homes, sinkhole swallows car, in coastal Newport (Oregon), 1 killed:

2015-12-18 - Landslide closes US 30 near the St. Johns Bridge in Portland (Oregon):

2015-12-18 - Huge sinkhole opens on street, swallows car, in Tver (Russia):

2015-12-19 - Massive landslide in October near Icy Bay in Alaska was largest in the world in years:

Quote: "It was one of the world’s biggest landslides in recent years and the largest in North America since the collapse of Mount St. Helens in 1980, according to the observatory."

2015-12-19 - Avalanche buries 10 homes on the island of Svalbard (Norway), several injured, others missing:

2015-12-19 - Sinkhole closes Allegheny River Boulevard in Oakmont (Pennsylvania):

2015-12-20 - Huge landslide buries 22 buildings, causes gas leak and explosion, in coastal Shenzhen (China), 13 injured, 91+ missing:

2015-12-21 - Sinkhole opens on street in Blytheville (Arkansas):

2015-12-21 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Colwyn Bay (Britain):

2015-12-21 - Sinkhole opens on Lincoln Road in coastal Christchurch (New Zealand):

2015-12-22 - Huge 6-kilometer crack in the Earth opens and takes out section of highway in Paraguay:

2015-12-22 - Sinkhole opens on I-880 in coastal Oakland (California):

2015-12-22 - Sinkhole opens on Crystal Springs Road in Hillsborough (California):

2015-12-23 - Land destabilizing, landslide possibly imminent, evacuations ensue, in Oregon City (Oregon):

Quote: "A day after one section of apartments was evacuated for the threat of a landslide in Oregon City, officials say conditions are worsening and several other residents have been asked to evacuate. City officials have declared the possible landslide off S Beavercreek Road a state of emergency. Residents at the Berryhill Townhouses and Apartments (units 20-29) were evacuated as of 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21. Officials are now asking residents of the Forest Edge Apartments in the lower section (buildings 8-11) to evacuate by 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24."

2015-12-23 - Deadly landslide hits Lima (Peru), at least 1 killed:

2015-12-23 - Sinkhole closes Beef Bend Road near Tigard (Oregon):

2015-12-24 - Sinkhole opens on Highway 171 in Jasper County (Missouri):

2015-12-24 - Large sinkhole opens at mobile home park in Gretna (Virginia):

2015-12-25 - Gypsum mine collapses, causes magnitude 4.0 tremors, in Shandong Province (China), 20 people trapped:

2015-12-25 - Sinkhole opens and traps garbage truck in parking lot in Latham (New York):

2015-12-25 - Sinkhole opens along road in Johnson City (Tennessee):

2015-12-26 - Landslide takes out Oregon 42 in Douglas County (Oregon):

2015-12-26 - Landslide hits Hpakant (Myanmar), dozens missing and feared dead:

2015-12-26 - Sinkhole opens near apartments in coastal Atlantic Beach (Florida):

2015-12-26 - Sinkhole opens in yard at home in West Knox County (Tennessee):

2015-12-27 - Land sinking in California, costing billions:

Quote: "Four years of drought and heavy reliance on pumping of groundwater have made the land sink faster than ever up and down the Central Valley, requiring repairs to infrastructure that experts say are costing billions of dollars. This slow-motion land subsidence — more than one foot a year in some places — is not expected to stop anytime soon, experts say, nor will the expensive repairs."

2015-12-28 - Sinkhole swallows a chunk of coastal Shelly Beach in Ballina (Australia):

2015-12-28 - Sinkhole opens near restaurant in Cross Lanes (West Virginia):

2015-12-29 - Ground collapses near the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center in Louisville (Kentucky):

2015-12-29 - Sinkhole opens on Route EE near Springfield (Missouri):

2015-12-30 - Sinkhole closes road in Prattville (Alabama):

2015-12-31 - Sinkhole opens and traps garbage truck, in Atlanta (Georgia):

2015-12-31 - Sinkhole opens on street in DeLand (Florida):

2015-12-31 - Sinkhole opens, swallows road sign, in Henry County (Georgia):

2015-12-31 - Sinkhole closes State Street in Washington (Indiana):

2015-12-31 - Sinkhole spreading, turning into stream, threatening business, in Rainier (Washington):

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