Chilean authorities investigate large sinkhole

STORY: This large sinkhole is being investigated in Chile

Location: Tierra Amarilla, Chile

Authorities say it's over 650 feet deep

82 feet in diameter

and appeared near a copper mine

Date: July 31, 2022

[Cristobal Zuniga / Mayor / Tierra Amarilla]

“This is the largest sinkhole we have seen in recent times. We are very worried because it is active and it keeps on growing. Our community had never seen this.”

“Here the Earth is manifesting itself due to the unmeasured extractive activity that has no any conscience nor precautions of the negative effects it might have in our territory and our community.”

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