Pakistan’s earthquake was so violent it created this new island in the Indian Ocean

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When a devastating earthquake struck the remote Awaran district in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province on Tuesday, it killed hundreds of people and left thousands homeless, as the government struggles to rescue those who need help.


But the earthquake also drew the attention of thousands of locals, and now many around the world, for causing a new island to rise in nearby waters of the Indian Ocean, just off the Pakistan’s Gwadar coastline.

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