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A new island emerged from the ocean offshore of the city of Gwadar, Pakistan, after a strong magnitude-7.7 earthquake shook the country Sept. 24. The mound appears to be 20 to 40 feet (6 to 12 meters) high and 100 feet (30 m) wide, DIG Gwadar …
The Huffington Post · 9/29/2013
ISLAMABAD— Researchers in Pakistan are confirming visible changes in the size of a new island that suddenly appeared in the Arabian sea off the country's southwest coast after a September 24 earthquake. The island, locally called Zalzala Jazeera ...
Voice of America · 11/23/2013
Crowds of bewildered people gathered on Pakistan’s southern coast to witness the emergence of a new island created ... mountain-like island about 600 meters off Pakistan's Gwadar coastline in the Arabian Sea. Television channels showed images of a ...
Daily Mail · 9/25/2013
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A team of Pakistani researchers took samples today from a new island that mysteriously appeared off the coast following a massive earthquake this week, but warned area fishermen to avoid it and experts said the island may disappear as quickly as it arose.
ABC News · 9/24/2013
Hundreds are dead following a large quake that struck in a mountainous region of Pakistan. A new island has risen off Pakistan’s coast. September 25, 2013, 2 a.m. CDT (0700 UTC). The BBC is now reporting that at least 238 people died in a mountainous ...
EarthSky · ByDeborah Byrd · 9/25/2013
NASA's Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite captured the birth of the new island off the coast of Gwadar, Pakistan after this week's 7.8 earthquake. Read below for a longer look at this rocky, flammable gas-emitting landform that scientists are calling a ...
Gizmodo · 9/27/2013
Pakistan’s new island is the result of a deadly earthquake. The 7.7 quake injured 450 and killed nearly 300 residents of southwestern Pakistan. The force was so tremendous, a new island was formed. The earthquake caused extensive damage and …
The Inquisitr · 9/25/2013
Just half an hour after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake shook Pakistan last Tuesday, a new island surfaced in ocean, roughly half a mile offshore. Even though the quake’s epicenter was 230 miles away, the seismic wave disturbed a pocket of pressurized gas ...
Motherboard · 9/30/2013
KARACHI, Pakistan – Alongside the carnage of Pakistan’s massive earthquake came a new creation: a small island of mud, stone and bubbling gas pushed forth from the seabed. Experts say the island was formed by the massive movement of the earth …
Financial Times · 9/26/2013
The powerful earthquake that hit Pakistan on Tuesday (Sept. 24) and killed more than 320 people struck along one of the most hazardous yet poorly studied tectonic plate boundaries in the world. The magnitude-7.7 earthquake was likely centered on a …
Live Science · 9/25/2013