Does a big crack in E. Africa indicate that part of the continent is splitting off?

Does a big crack in E. Africa indicate that part of the continent is splitting off?
Newest tectonic crack in Kenya's Rift Valley. (Image: Screen grab of KTN video, YouTube)

[Ed. – Interesting.]

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya.

The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area. …

The Earth’s … tectonic plates … are not static, but move relative to each other at varying speeds, “gliding” over a viscous asthenosphere. …

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The East African Rift system is an example of where this is currently happening.

The East African Rift is unique in that it allows us to observe different stages of rifting along its length. To the south, where the rift is young, extension rates are low and faulting occurs over a wide area. Volcanism and seismicity are limited.

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