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Guatemala City, Guatemala. July 19th, 2011.

The third impressive sinkhole in Guatemala City…. Here’s something you never want to hear: “That loud booming sound is coming from inside the house!” That’s what one Inocenta Hernandez from Guatemala City learned after a noise caused her to run outside, … Continue reading

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Guatemala. May 31st 2010

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Ker Than for National Geographic News Human activity, not nature, was the likely cause of the gaping sinkhole that opened up in the streets of Guatemala City on Sunday, a geologist says. A burst sewer pipe or storm drain probably hollowed out … Continue reading

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Guatemala, May 31st, 2010

This is the video that started it all for me.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala. February 26, 2007

After rumbling for weeks, part of a poor Guatemala City neighborhood plummeted some 30 stories into the Earth on Friday. The reportedly 330-foot-deep (100-meter-deep) sinkhole swallowed about a dozen homes and is so far blamed in the deaths of three … Continue reading

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