As we reported yesterday, a new island measuring 40 feet high and about 200 feet across suddenly appeared off the coast of Pakistan following a devastating 7.7 magnitude quake. Geologists now say that it formed after the temblor triggered a mud volcano.
A massive, 7.7 magnitude quake struck south-central Pakistan on Tuesday afternoon local time. The USGS warns that there will high casualties and economic losses, requiring international response. Seismologists have also confirmed that the quake raised a new island, about 30-40 feet high, off the coast.