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EarthSky // Today's Image Release Date: Sep 25, 2013

New island off Pakistan’s southern coast

A powerful earthquake can cause a new island to rise from the sea floor. This one appeared on Tuesday, September 24, following the 7.7-magnitude Pakistan earthquake.

A new island, created in what one scientist called a

A new island, created in what one scientist called a “mud volcano,” has risen from the sea off the coast of Pakistan, following the September 24, 2013 earthquake there. Image via DieWelt.

Read more: Powerful earthquake strikes Pakistan, raises new island

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