Massive Sinkhole That Just Opened Up in Chile Has Authorities Confused

An aerial view shows the large sinkhole that appeared over the weekend near the mining town of Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo Province in Chile. (Johan Godoy/AFP via Getty Images)

It’s so deep.

At 656 feet from top to bottom, a sinkhole that opened up in Chile over the weekend could fit the Washington Monument inside — with about 100 feet to spare.

Officials are working to determine what caused the massive sinkhole near the mining town of Tierra Amarilla.