A recently discovered mysterious massive sinkhole in Chile is among the deepest sinkholes discovered worldwide.

The country's National Service of Geology and Mining, Sernageomin, announced on Monday that the sinkhole was 25 meters, or 82 feet, in diameter,

The agency said that it is actually wider, at around 105 feet in diameter.

This is around 11 feet longer than an NBA basketball court, according to USA Today.

Aerial images showed the sinkhole located on land operated by a Canadian Lundin Mining copper mine,

Which is found around 665 kilometers north of the capital of Santiago, Reuters reported.

The Canadian company said in a statement that the sinkhole was discovered on Saturday,

Adding that "the area was immediately isolated and the relevant regulatory authorities notified."