Strong Quake Produces a Mud Volcanoe

The United States Geological Survey said the 7.8 magnitude quake struck 145 miles southeast of Dalbandin in Pakistan's quake-prone province of Baluchistan, which borders Iran.

The earthquake was so powerful that it caused the seabed to rise and create a small, mountain-like island about 600 meters (yards) off Pakistan's Gwadar coastline in the Arabian Sea.

Television channels showed images of a stretch of rocky terrain rising above the sea level, with a crowd of bewildered people gathering on the shore to witness the rare phenomenon.

This type of event is a rare event and should be watched and studied closely.

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Uh huh says ... on Tuesday, Oct 1 at 6:36 PM

Much like you are a "zit" to us, that we want to pop and get rid of?

lee98632 says ... on Thursday, Sep 26 at 10:44 AM

The same phenomenon occured 10 years ago in the same area. the Question also can be asked. Could it be volcanic in nature and could it also erupt? or is it like a giant "zit" and will it pop?

lee98632 says ... on Thursday, Sep 26 at 10:32 AM

Two Queations, is this a volcanoe that is shlwing deformation befor it erupts or is it a temporary anomaly that will return to the sea?

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