Geology

Slow motion landslide is splitting a Hill in Abruzzo, Central Italy

Earth movement in Ponzano di Civitella del Tronto Image: meoteo.eu

Ground movement in Ponzano di Civitella del Tronto Image: meoteo.eu

A large crack is slicing a hill in the hamlet of Ponzano in Teramo in half,  several houses have collapsed, more are expected to fail. Ponzano is home to around 200 people.

35 homes and a total of 120 people have been evacuated since February 12, when the slide was first detected. Residents said they had to evacuate within minutes. The ground moves at a rate of up to 1 meter pre day. Read more on the watchers.news.

 

Collapsed House from Landslide in Ponzano, Italy

Collapsed House from Landslide in Ponzano, Italy.Image: Cityrumors Abruzzo

 

 

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