The gas leak in an underwater pipeline on Friday ignited the ocean, but also the internet. The video of the flames in the middle of the water immediately went viral on the net, some called it “the fiery eye”, as if it were a scene from the movie “Lord of the Rings”.

According to Pemex, the Mexican fuel company, the gas leak occurred on Friday morning, while after intervening with fire boats for 5 hours in a row, the flames were completely extinguished.