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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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Chicago Illinois. April 18th, 2013.

A sinkhole swallowed three cars early Thursday in a south Chicago neighborhood. A camera was rolling as the ground gave away and swallowed one of the cars in the South Deering neighborhood of the city. It happened at 9600 South Houston … Continue reading

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Durham, North Carolina. 6th September, 2012

A North Carolina law student was nearly swallowed by a sinkhole this week when the vehicle he was driving suddenly dropped eight feet into the ground. Rajiv Thairani, 27, was turning around in an empty lot next to a Bojangles … Continue reading

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Canyon County, Idaho. July 14th, 2012

Very sad one, gophers are a menace. If you’ve ever driven a country road, take pause: New photos released by the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office show a sinkhole that killed a Melba woman in mid-July. Officials at the time said … Continue reading

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El Paso, Texas. 29th December, 2011.

Customers in a Lower Valley neighborhood have running water again after broken pipe shut off service this morning. That water main break created a giant sink hole, that was big enough to swallow part of a police car. Neighbors near … Continue reading

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Christchurch, New Zealand. December 26th, 2011

A car rests in a sink hole caused by liquefaction in the Christchurch suburb of Parklands after a series of earthquakes. Photo / Simon Baker Some areas of Christchurch may be rezoned as red following two large earthquakes and a … Continue reading

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Christchurch, New Zealand. December 23rd, 2011.

A series of strong earthquakes struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday, rattling buildings, sending goods tumbling from shelves and prompting terrified holiday shoppers to flee into the streets. There was no tsunami alert issued and the city … Continue reading

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