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…

Deadly landslide hits Colombia’s Narino Department

Deadly landslide hits Colombia’s Narino Department

At least 14 people have died and 6 remain missing after a large landslide hit southwestern Colombia's Narino Department, Mallama Municipality on November 2, 2021, destroying two buildings. The landslide hit the mountainous San Miguel village after heavy rains….

500 000 people at risk of flooding after La Mojana dam overflows, Colombia

500 000 people at risk of flooding after La Mojana dam overflows, Colombia

The La Mojana dam in southwestern Colombia overflowed on August 27, 2021, due to high water levels of the Cauca River caused by atypically heavy rains during the month. The resulting floods affected more than 180 000 people in 39 municipalities across Antioquia,…

Large landslide partially blocks Medellin River in NW Colombia

Large landslide partially blocks Medellin River in NW Colombia

A large landslide occurred at the La Granja landfill site in La Primavera, Antioquia in Colombia on May 3, 2021, partially blocking the Medellin River. The general director of the Administrative Department of Risk Management of Antioquia (DAGRAN) said a team visited…