According to witnesses, on the outskirts of Altos earth suddenly split, and began to come out of fault pairs. The crack is 15 inches wide and almost 80 meters in length, according ultimahora.com.
Geologist Juan Carlos Velasquez said that the crack could be the result of the displacement of soil layers. He added that he had no information about the volcanic activity in this region, so it can only be a shift of the earth.
It also determines that the earlier such precedents in the history of the country was not.