The day the Earth cracked
A drone has taken extraordinary vision of a kilometre-long fissure in northwest Mexico.

It's the day the Earth cracked.

A drone has taken extraordinary vision of a kilometre-long fissure in northwest Mexico.

The huge crack, which measures nearly 5m across and about 2.5m deep, is thought by scientists to have been caused by an underground stream.

But there is also speculation that an earthquake at the San Andreas Fault may be the real cause.

According to reports, farm workers and vehicles have been forced to go around the entire area to avoid the unstable ground.

Another crack was reported to have opened nearby.

Morning news break – August 22

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