The Earth is being torn apart! Fissures, cracks and sinkholes violently appear and scar the landscape.
And all the following examples just leave a strong impression of how fragile and changeable our Earth really is… And the human race too!
Huge sinkhole swallows part of road in Vladivostok, Russia
A vast sinkhole estimated to be 15 meters wide and 20 meters deep has caused a major road collapse in the city of Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East.
The incident took place during excavation works while a building was being constructed. People were evacuated following the collapse.
Sinkholes and huge cracks plague Bac Kan Province in Vietnam
More than 20 holes were found in the Cho Don district, each measuring 2-5 metres in width and 2-3 metres in depth. Cracks have also appeared, with some measuring hundreds of metres in length.
Ban Tan Hamlet in Bang Lung Town has suffered the most. It has recorded more than 10 land subsidence spots. Some of the sinkholes appeared in springs, diverting all their water under ground. Over the past 10 days, some springs in the district have dried up, leading to water shortage for daily activities as well as irrigation.
Large cracks discovered after the M6.5 earthquake in the Philippines
The recent M6.5 earthquake that left at least 7 dead in Surigao, Mindanao, Philippines on February 10, 2017 also marked the landscape ground. Some enormous fissures in the Earth were found making their ways though and around the village San Francisco, Surigao del Norte, located northeast of the island of Mindanao.
Deep sinkhole almost swallows a car in Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Three tow trucks were used to keep an unoccupied Oldsmobile Alero from falling into a sinkhole in the Taco Bell parking lot in Wilkesboro about 8 a.m. Monday.
Asphalt had collapsed beneath both tires on the driver’s side of the Oldsmobile and it was at risk of falling into the hole by 7 a.m. Monday.
Our Earth is really being torn apart!