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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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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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