A New Island appears off the coast of Balochistan after the Quake

This Tuesday, a rather interesting thing happened after a very sad event.Pakistan's Balochistan area was hit by a 7.7 magnitude Earthquake.  As people in the coastal town of Gwadar came out, they saw a rather incredible sight of an island suddenly having appeared just away from the coast right where there was nothing.Barely half an hour after they were jolted by a major earthquake on Tuesday, people of the Pakistani coastal town of Gwadar had another shock when they saw a new island … [Read more...]

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Loss of Groundwater linked to Earthquake in Spain, lessons for India?

The analysis of the 5.1 richter earthquake in historic Murcia town of Lorca in southeast Spain last year has brought up an interesting finding, that could prove disastrous to India as well.  Scientists now believe that it wasn't created by natural reasons, but due to man-made stress on the earth's crust. Now, scientists say they have evidence that the disaster was not caused by nature, but can be attributed to a controversial technique to suck water out of the ground to feed domestic supplies.  I … [Read more...]

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