A Quake Shakes Loose an Island
By HENRY FOUNTAIN
An island that emerged in the Arabian Sea, off the Pakistani coast, after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake last week was probably created as freed methane gas pushed up a section of shallow seafloor.
Published: October 1, 2013 at 4:00AM
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