Pakistan Earthquake Creates Island Off Coast

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An earthquake which killed more than 200 people in Pakistan has created a new island off the country’s coast.

The 7.7-magnitude quake struck on Tuesday afternoon at a depth of 20km (13 miles) north-east of Awaran.

 

 

 People gathered on the beach to see the new island, which is reported to be about 200m (656ft) long, 100m wide and 20m high.