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Island emerges near Gwadar coast after earthquake

- September 24, 2013 - Updated 1922 PKT - From Web Edition

QUETTA: In a rare development, an island emerged off Gwadar coast after a powerful earthquake of 7.7 magnitude struck Pakistan on Tuesday.


According to DIG Gwadar Moazzam Jah, the island's altitude is 20 to 40 feet and width around 100 feet.


Talking to Geo news, the DIG said that the island emerged at a distance of 350 feet in the sea from the Gwadar coast.


According to the Meteorological Department, the epicentre of the 7.7 magnitude earthquake was 120Km southwest of Khuzdar in Balochistan province at a depth of 10 kilometres. The US Geological Survey measured the earthquake at 7.8.

Reader Comments
wao ! Thats also a point for gk quizes

The Mu... they're returning!

Muhammad Farooq ! the island you are talking about will emerge in a river not a sea . it's in Hadis.

Hassan Sahir
Amazing...., Superb...

Muhammad Sarfraz Latif
All wrong comments. I say that this mountain is the same that has been predicted to appear near Qiama. It is full of gold.

Muhammad Farooq
Its too early to comment on the ISland till its proper specification is available. I dont think someone would visit at night and measure it and publish it at night. We should name after the Shuhdaa of Earthquick of September 2013. Suggest name!

Shushtia Mir Khan
sme 1 want to go on that island & check al the thingz i think there is a new thing for all humanity........

subhhan allah

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