Monday, August 1, 2016

2016 - JUL - Land Subsidence

2016-07-01 - Sinkhole opens on street and swallows forklift in Ganzhou (China):

2016-07-01 - Sinkhole opens on Ash Little River Road in Brunswick County (North Carolina):

2016-07-01 - Second sinkhole in two weeks opens on Dartford Road in Bexley (Britain):

2016-07-02 - Landslide hits Pianpo Village (China), 11 killed, 12 missing:

2016-07-02 - Sinkhole opens, swallows septic tank, at apartments in Mombasa (Kenya):

2016-07-03 - Massive landslide crashes onto glacier in Southeast Alaska:

Quote: "Landslides are not uncommon in the national park, but Swanstrom said this is one of the largest he had ever seen in his nearly three decades of flying. 'When it’s six and a half miles long, a mile or two wide and probably 100 feet thick, it’s pretty remarkable,' he said."

2016-07-03 - Landslide hits home, knocks it on top of other homes, in Nagasaki (Japan):

2016-07-04 - Sinkhole opens at beach and swallows boy near coastal Kenmare (Ireland), boy rescued:

2016-07-05 - Sinkhole opens on street in Fargo (North Dakota):

2016-07-05 - Sinkhole expanding in Queanbeyan (Australia):

2016-07-05 - Sinkhole opens on street, traps truck, in Cheltenham (Britain):

2016-07-05 - Landslides bury two homes in Pyuthan (Nepal), 11 killed:

2016-07-06 - Sinkhole opens near the Lotte World Tower in Seoul (South Korea):

2016-07-06 - Sinkhole opens on street in Stalybridge (Britain):

2016-07-07 - Sinkhole opens on street, swallows SUV, in Cooper City (Florida):

2016-07-07 - Sinkholes open in Clarksville and Hendersonville (Tennessee):

2016-07-07 - Sinkhole opens on street in Hamilton (Canada):

2016-07-08 - Sinkhole opens in field in Rehobeth (Alabama):

2016-07-09 - Lassen Peak, a volcano, is sinking and volcanologists don't know why, in California:

2016-07-09 - Sinkhole opens, man falls in, in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), 1 injured:

2016-07-10 - Sinkhole opens on street in Adelup on the island of Guam:

2016-07-11 - Sinkhole opens under truck on River Street in Haverhill (Massachusetts):

2016-07-12 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Wirral (Britain):

2016-07-12 - Sinkhole opens on road between Eaglesfield and Deanscales (Britain):

2016-07-13 - Sinkhole devours road on the island of Tenerife (Spain), 60 cars stranded:

Quote: "The stretch of the TF-444 highway linking Buenavista del Norte with Punta de Teno caved in late yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon, leaving an eight-metre-long, four-metre-wide sink-hole which left over 60 vehicles unable to move in any direction."

2016-07-13 - Section of bluffs collapses onto beach in coastal Del Mar (California):

Quote: "A section of the bluffs in Del Mar collapsed onto the beach Wednesday, but while witnesses at first thought people may have been caught under the rubble, no one was found, a fire dispatcher said."

2016-07-13 - Sinkhole opens on Twin Rivers Road, cement truck crashes into hole, in Columbia (Maryland), 1 injured:

2016-07-13 - Sinkhole opens on street in Saskatoon (Canada):

2016-07-14 - Sinkhole(s) open on Route 30 in Lancaster County (Pennsylvania):

2016-07-15 - Sinkhole opens on the Lawrence Expressway in coastal Sunnyvale (California):

2016-07-16 - Sinkhole opens on street, SUV falls in, water main breaks, in Reno (Nevada):

Quote: "Officials report that a vehicle was traveling westbound on Stewart east of Kirman and broke through the street. Water then began to flow."

Note: Sounds like the road opened up under the SUV, which then hit the water main and broke it. But it could've been the other way around too. Hard to tell on these which happens first...

2016-07-17 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Waiehu (Hawaii):

Note: 'Waiehu!' is what people yell when they fall into sinkholes too!

2016-07-18 - Gigantic sinkhole swallows 600 feet of road near Las Lajas (Colombia):

2016-07-18 - Sinkhole opens beneath garage at home in Barrington (Illinois):

Quote: "Although there were no reports of injury, the collapse caused two parked cars to lean toward each other as the sinkhole opened under the garage floor's centerline, officials said."

2016-07-18 - Sinkhole opens, disrupts trains, in coastal London (Britain):

2016-07-18 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Edinburgh (Scotland):

2016-07-18 - Sinkhole opens on street in Peterborough (Britain):

2016-07-18 - Avalanche hits Dungru, Tibet (China), 9 killed:

2016-07-19 - Massive sinkhole opens beneath home, other homes affected, in Holiday (Florida), near the coast:

Quote: "A sinkhole measuring at least 30 feet wide has forced the evacuation of several homes in Florida. Pasco County Fire Rescue officials received calls Monday that the sinkhole had opened up beneath one house in Holiday, a suburban area near Tampa Bay. Firefighters evacuated the affected home, as well as four other surrounding houses."

2016-07-19 - Sinkhole opens near school in Stroud (Britain):

2016-07-20 - Sinkhole opens on road near the San Joaquin River in Fresno County (California):

2016-07-20 - Sinkhole opens on Ferry Road in coastal Monifieth (Scotland):

2016-07-20 - Landslide collapses home in Lodhma (India), 3 killed:

2016-07-21 - Sinkhole opens on street in Winter Haven (Florida):

2016-07-21 - Sinkhole opens, traps garbage truck, in Barfields, Loughton (Britain):

2016-07-22 - Sinkhole opens on street in Jamestown (North Dakota):

2016-07-22 - Sinkhole opens on street in Langley (Canada):

2016-07-25 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Great Yarmouth (Britain):

2016-07-26 - Sinkhole opens on street in Moose Jaw (Canada):

2016-07-27 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Bay Ridge, Brooklyn (New York):

2016-07-27 - Sinkhole opens in yard at home in Ark City (Kansas):

2016-07-27 - Sinkhole opens on the N2 in KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa):

2016-07-27 - Landslides kill 35 people, 6 more missing, in Pyuthan (Nepal):

2016-07-28 - Sinkhole opens, traps dump truck, on North Shipley Street in coastal Wilmington (Delaware):

2016-07-28 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Norwalk (Connecticut):

2016-07-29 - Sinkhole opens near swimming pool at home in Buffalo (New York):

2016-07-31 - Sinkhole forces evacuation of several homes in Polomolok City (Philippine Islands), near the coast:

2016-07-31 - Sinkhole opens on Route 90 near coastal Ocean City (Maryland):

2016-07-31 - Sinkhole opens on M-72 in Grand Traverse County (Michigan):

2016-07-31 - Sinkhole opens on street, swallows SUV, in coastal Cape Burney (Australia):

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