'The devil is coming!!!': Twitter freaks out over sinkhole near White House

A sinkhole opened up near the White House on Tuesday and Twitter wags immediately brought the gags.

D.C. Police shared a photo of the depression in the ground just one block away from President Donald Trump’s official residence:

In response, Tweeters cracked jokes about the significance of the sinkhole appearing during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history and noted the many others that had formed during Trump’s time in office:

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Huge Japanese sinkhole spans five lanes of traffic
A huge sinkhole is seen at an intersection near Hakata station in Fukuoka, Japan, November 8, 2016 in this photo taken by Kyodo. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS 
A huge sinkhole is seen at an intersection near Hakata station in Fukuoka, Japan, November 8, 2016 in this photo taken by Kyodo. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS
A huge sinkhole is seen at an intersection near Hakata station in Fukuoka, Japan, November 8, 2016 in this photo taken by Kyodo. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS 
This combo shows a photo of a giant sinkhole (R), measuring around 30 metres (98 feet) wide and 15 metres deep, which appeared in a five-lane street in the middle of the Japanese city of Fukuoka on November 8, 2016 and another photo (L) of the same section of road after repairs were made on November 15. The Japanese city on November 15 reopened the busy street that collapsed into a giant sinkhole, with efforts of crews who worked round the clock for a week drawing raves on social media. / AFP / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)
This combo shows a photo of a giant sinkhole (L) measuring around 30 metres (98 feet) wide and 15 metres deep, which appeared in a five-lane street in the middle of the Japanese city of Fukuoka on November 8, 2016 and another photo (R) of the same section of road after repairs were made on November 15. The Japanese city on November 15 reopened the busy street that collapsed into a giant sinkhole, with efforts of crews who worked round the clock for a week drawing raves on social media. / AFP / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)
Personnel are seen by a giant sinkhole as they work to fill the hole that appeared in the middle of Fukuoka's bustling business district, swallowing part of a five-lane street, on November 9, 2016. Workers dumped huge amounts of wet cement and sand into the gaping hole, measuring around 30 metres (98 feet) wide and 15 metres deep, that had exposed support columns of nearby buildings at a traffic intersection. / AFP / JIJI PRESS / STR / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Personnel are seen by a giant sinkhole as they work to fill the hole that appeared in the middle of Fukuoka's bustling business district, swallowing part of a five-lane street, on November 9, 2016. Workers dumped huge amounts of wet cement and sand into the gaping hole, measuring around 30 metres (98 feet) wide and 15 metres deep, that had exposed support columns of nearby buildings at a traffic intersection. / AFP / JIJI PRESS / STR / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
A giant sinkhole is seen in a five-lane urban boulevard, exposing support columns of nearby buildings at a traffic intersection in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, on November 8, 2016. A giant sinkhole, measuring around 20 metres (66 feet) by 15, appeared in the middle of a busy Japanese city on November 8, swallowing part of a five-lane street near the main railway station. / AFP / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)
This photo shows a giant sinkhole (C) in a five-lane urban boulevard, eroding soil and exposing underground steel columns supporting commercial buildings in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, on November 8, 2016. No injuries were reported as the accident occurred in the early morning hours. / AFP / JIJI PRESS / STR / Japan OUT (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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