This huge crack in Kenya could split Africa in two

Origin: On March 18, 2018, a huge crack began to appear after heavy rainfall in the Great Rift Valley region, Kenya.

Where is the crack: The crack, which until recently was covered with volcanic ash and hidden from view, is part of the Great Rift Valley.

Great Rift Valley:This is a low-lying region where tectonic plates split or move away from each other, according to National Geographic.

Direction: The growing crack in Kenya, East Africa.

Natural phenomenon: According to a local newspaper, the Daily Nation the huge fissure is the result of strong movement deep.

Wide-scale damage: Signs of damage were seen on the busy Mai Mahiu-Narok road.

Victims of the disaster: According to the same publication, families who live near the crack are beginning to move.

Panic: Wambui was having dinner with her family on the day that the ground suddenly started to split under her feet, dividing her house in two.

Tremors: Another Kenyan man, Eliud Njoroge Mbugua, also saw the ground open inside his house, according to Reuters.

Fear spreads: Other cracks began to appear in the city's main road after weeks of heavy rain.

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