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STRANGE! BAD GEOLOGY OR BAD URBAN ENGINEERING? HOW CAN ENGINEERING BE SO DRASTIC?

This is real:
... a massive, spontaneous sinkhole ("hundimiento") that appeared today in Zone 2 of Guatemala City, after overwhelming saturation of rains from tropical storm Agatha. Not Photoshop, sadly: these happen from time to time during major storms in part because of unstable geology (and bad urban engineering—read more about it in the comments). There are rumors of similar sinkholes now forming nearby.
Closer look here. The Guatemalan government has a gallery on Flickr.

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