Very large landslide hits Colombia’s Cauca Department, destroying 64 homes

Very large landslide hits Colombia’s Cauca Department, destroying 64 homes

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.

Increased seismicity under Machín volcano, Colombia

Increased seismicity under Machín volcano, Colombia

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.

Significant increase in seismicity under Chiles-Cerro Negro volcanic complex

Significant increase in seismicity under Chiles-Cerro Negro volcanic complex

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.

Deadly landslide hits Antioquia, Colombia

Deadly landslide hits Antioquia, Colombia

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.

Large landslide hits Dosquebradas, burying 6 homes, Colombia

Large landslide hits Dosquebradas, burying 6 homes, Colombia

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…