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Powell, Ohio. June 23rd, 2016.

  The tremendous amount of rainfall overnight into Thursday has caused at least two area streets to give way. “Its bad news, no one can get across it and we’re kind of just stuck here,” Janet Blatnik said. One sinkhole … Continue reading

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Allentown, Pennsylvania. June 22nd, 2016.   The 700 block of Walnut Street in Allentown is shut down after a small sinkhole opened up overnight. Firefighters tell us a man was walking on the street when his foot broke through and was stuck in the … Continue reading

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Huntington Park, California April 12th 2016

  A large crater has opened up on the grounds of an LAUSD school whose site was once at the epicenter of an environmental justice battle. The crater measures about 75 feet by 45 feet according to CBS Los Angeles. Regardless, … Continue reading

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California, April 10th 2016

It’s been a busy week in California.     Authorities have shared video of the moment when a sinkhole formed in the middle of a road just north of Fresno. The 15-foot-by-20-foot-deep sinkhole formed in a 12-foot-by-15-foot section of the … Continue reading

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Norhausen, Germany. February 22nd, 2016.

A massive 50 meter deep sinkhole has swallowed up parts of two uninhabited buildings in a German town. Luckily no one was injured in the incident. The hole continued to grow over the weekend. According to local authorities, the earth … Continue reading

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Kent, UK. February 22nd, 2016.

A woman had a shock when she looked in her front garden to find that a tree had been swallowed by a sinkhole. Zoe Slater, 24, from Boughton near Canterbury, Kent, was stunned to see the sinkhole, which measures 10 … Continue reading

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Epperstone, UK. February 22, 2016.

Veterinary physiotherapist Sally Hall has described the terrifying moment she got sucked into a sinkhole caused by a burst waterpipe. The leak started in the small village of Epperstone at around 5am on Sunday – flooding streets, homes and businesses. The … Continue reading

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Queen Creek, Arizona. February 5th, 2016

Deputies with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene of what was believed to be another sinkhole in Queen Creek Sunday evening. It turned out “to simply be a washout from irrigation,” MCSO spokesman Chris Hegstrom tweeted. Hegstrom first tweeted … Continue reading

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Gosforth, United Kingdom. November 12th, 2015.

More in the UK these days..Exciting! A 20ft sinkhole has opened up and swallowed part of a residential street in Newcastle upon Tyne. The crater appeared in Gosforth’s Craster Square without warning andexposed the town’s old mine workings, according to reports. No injuries were reported, but … Continue reading

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Merdian, Mississippi. November 6th, 2014.

This is a big  one, lots of video and news stories… Enjoy… Tests are to take place to determine why the ground opened up in a Mississippi city, swallowing 12 cars in a restaurant car park. The large gash, some … Continue reading

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