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Landslides in JapanOn Sept. 6, 2018, shortly after the remnants of Typhoon Jebi drenched…

Landslides in JapanOn Sept. 6, 2018, shortly after the remnants of Typhoon Jebi drenched…

Landslides in Japan

On Sept. 6, 2018, shortly after the remnants of Typhoon Jebi drenched southern Hokkaido, a powerful earthquake rattled the Japanese island. The 6.6-magnitude quake shook the surface enough to unleash hundreds of landslides.

The Landsat 8 satellite acquired imagery of the widespread damage. An image acquired on Sept. 15, 2018, shows mud and debris in a hilly area east of Abira. For comparison, the previous image shows the same area on July 26, 2017.

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