By: Erin Ruberry
What caused a giant crack to suddenly appear in the ground in Mexico, alarming locals and puzzling scientists?
According to The Weather Channel:
"Martin Moreno Valencia, Chief Regional Station of the Institute of Geology at UNAM in Hermosillo, told Excelsior it's unlikely the crack was created by an earthquake because both sides of the fissure are on equal planes. Usually, he added, an earthquake will elevate one side or the other, and drone footage shows people and automobiles on both sides of the crack with neither side elevated or shrunk. Valencia says that makes the underground stream theory more likely, but experts are still investigating."
A drone shot this footage of the giant crack:
For more mysteries from Mexico, tune in to The Unexplained Files TONIGHT at 10/9c for an investigation into the legendary chupacabra. Here's a sneak peek: