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Hawthorne, California. 14th October, 2015.

From our senior P Von Soucek, our senior East Coast correspondent: A sinkhole caused by storm runoff opened up on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Hawthorne today, prompting lane closures expected to last until around midnight. The damage to … Continue reading

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St Albans, UK. September 30th 2015

Wow! This one’s a real hum dinger and it’s in jolly old England!!! A giant sinkhole has opened up in a residential street in St Albans. The 66ft (20m) diameter hole spreads across a front garden and driveway on Fontmell … Continue reading

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Franklin County, Kentucky. July 22nd, 2015

Spooky stuff! Perhaps this should be listed on October 31st! A man mowing in Franklin County found what appears to be a human skull in a sinkhole. Mark Wells said he was mowing in a farm field along Jones Lane … Continue reading

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Konya Province, Turkey. May 17th, 2015.

        A sinkhole measuring 7 meters wide and 30 meters deep appeared all of a sudden in central Turkey’s Konya province. Formed in the middle of a field, the crater is thought to have formed in the space of … Continue reading

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Chicago, Illinois. May 12th, 2015.

Here’s the video: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=11489305 A fire truck on its way back from a call on the city’s far southeast side Tuesday night became stuck in a sinkhole. No one was hurt when pavement beneath the rear end of the ladder … Continue reading

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Mexico. May 5th, 2015. Cinco de Mayo!!!

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone!

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Oxford, Mississippi. April 29th 2015.

A sinkhole had opened up on Highway 6 in one of the eastbound lanes of the four-lane highway, between Jackson Avenue and Chucky Mullins Drive (formerly Coliseum Drive). As quickly as they and city maintenance crews could respond, traffic cones … Continue reading

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Voronezh, Russia. April 27th, 2015.

Wow, I love two things, Russian dash cams, and sinkholes, this is the best of both worlds… I don’t know how this escaped out attention for so long! This is the terrifying moment a huge sinkhole suddenly opened in the middle of … Continue reading

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Northampton, United Kingdom. April 23rd, 2015

It’s been a busy week in the UK for sinkholes… Work to repair a sinkhole which opened up in Northampton last week should be finished this week. The hole appeared on Earl Street on Thursday afternoon. It’s about eight foot wide and … Continue reading

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Fulham, London, UK. April 23rd, 2015

Could have been a lot worse! But always pay attention to barricades! A woman has been taken to hospital after falling into a sinkhole which opened up in the pavement outside a London cafe. An eyewitness reported hearing a “loud … Continue reading

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