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Land O Lakes, FLorida.July 14th 2017

A really big one affecting 11 homes, nearly 200 feet in diameter. This isn’t the first sinkhole for this area. A growing sinkhole in Florida that has already swallowed two houses is now threatening other residences, authorities said Friday afternoon. … Continue reading

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Nantong, Eastern China,

The sinkhole appeared on Jianghuai Road in the city of Nantong in eastern China It first engulfed a minivan before later swallowing a tree Online commentators speculated that an underwater pipe might have been leaking, causing the earth around it … Continue reading

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Ocala, Florida. June 11th, 2017

A nasty car eating sinkhole in Marion County and swallowed a car whole, according to the Ocala Fire Department. It opened up at around 6 p.m., on Saturday, in the parking lot of a Checkers restaurant in the Gateway Plaza, off … Continue reading

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Palm Beach, Florida. May 22nd, 2017

From our Hollywood correspondent, Paul Von Soucek: Breaking: The sinkhole was caused by a suspected leaking water main. A large sinkhole has formed in front of Mar-a-Lago, the Palm Beach estate belonging to President Trump. Town officials said: “A 4′ x … Continue reading

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San Antonio Texas. December 6th 2016.

Check out this video! A deadly crash involving a sinkhole…   A massive sinkhole in Texas swallowed two cars on Sunday night, injuring one person and killing a reserve deputy, officials said. The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office identified the dead officer … Continue reading

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom. November 10th

From our special UK sinkhole correspondent, Sophie.Time to get the builders in… Seven houses have been evacuated after a sinkhole appeared in gardens in a North Yorkshire market town dubbed the sinkhole capital of Britain. Emergency crews were called to the 66ft … Continue reading

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Fukuoka, Japan. November 8th, 2016.

A gigantic sinkhole has opened in the southwestern Japanese city of Fukuoka, swallowing huge sections of road near underground work to extend a subway tunnel. An 8 meter-wide hole was first reported early Tuesday, according to Motohisa Oda, a crisis … Continue reading

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