A very large landslide destroyed the communities of Parraga Viejo, Santa Clara, La Soledad and Chontaduro in Colombia’s Cauca Department on January 9, 2023. Luckily, growing cracks started appearing several days before the landslide, alerting communities about the risk.
Seismicity under Machín volcano started increasing at 11:23 LT on December 2, 2022, with signals indicating rock fracturing. This small but explosive volcano is located at the southern end of the Ruiz-Tolima massif. Its last eruption took place in 1180 CE.
At least 12 people have lost their lives after a landslide buried a bus in Colombia’s Risaralda Province on December 4, 2022.
An unusually large landslide occurred in the village of El Molino, municipality of Villa Caro, Santander, Colombia on November 10, 2022.
Colombian president Gustavo Petro declared a national rainfall disaster on November 1, 2022, after rainfall levels across the country this year exceeded levels seen in the past 40 years.
A new increase in seismic activity has been recorded in the area of the Chiles-Cerro Negro Volcanic Complex (CVCCN) and its surroundings since May 2022, which includes volcano-tectonic and long-period earthquakes which are now at more shallow depths than those recorded in previous years.
At least 80 people lost their lives and another 10 are still missing due to floods and landslides in Colombia since March 2022.
Heavy rainfall affecting the department of Cundinamarca in central Colombia caused deadly floods and landslides over the past couple of days, forcing authorities to declare a state of emergency for the entire department.
At least 11 people have been killed and 17 others are either missing or injured after a landslide hit a mining area in Abriaqui municipality of Antioquia, Colombia late April 6, 2022.
Heavy rains triggered a large landslide in the town of Dosquebradas, central Colombia at around 11:25 UTC on February 8, 2022, burying 6 homes. According to the state National Unit for Management of Risks and Disasters, at least 36 people were injured and 16 lost…