Enormous hole in the ground suddenly forms in Turkey – Shepherds and livestock terrified by loud roaring noise

An enormous sinkhole suddenly formed in the ground of the province of Konya in Turkey on September 23, 2017.

The 40 meters wide by 20 meters deep crater collapsed in a loud roaring noise, that terrified both shepherds and livestock.

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Giant sinkhole suddenly appears in field in Turkey on September 23 2017. via Facebook

An unusual and terrifying natural phenomenon occurred on Saturday in the Karapınar district of the central province of Konya in Turkey.

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The giant sinkhole in Turkey measures 40 meters in diameter and 20 meters deep. via Facebook
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Thehuge sinkhole in Turkey collapsed in a loud roaring noise. via Facebook

According to local residents, shepherds heard a loud rumbling that frightened all livestock. Looking for the source of the loud noise, they found a huge hole in the ground that formed near a road in an empty area.

The giant crater, that formed instantly, mesures 40 meters in diameter and has a depth of 20 meters.

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Shepherds are terrified and could be swallowed b other such holes in the near future. via Facebook
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This area of Turkey is prone for sinkhole, but this is the largest to date. via Facebook

Now residents and shepherds are scared by the idea of their houses or themselves being swallowed by such holes in the near future.

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The giat hole in Turkey terrifiedshepherds and their livestock. via Facebook

This is however not the first time that huge craters have opened up without warning in this area. Last year for example, 7-8 sinkholes formed… But they were all smaller (10-12 meters in diameter).

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6 COMMENTS

  1. I awoke with a dream, Turkey had more sinkholes and the land was disappearing fast; people were trying to escape and evacuate.
    Dream – 9/28/17

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