A new island has emerged off the coast of Gwadar in the Arabian Sea after a massive M7.7 earthquake hit western Pakistan on September 24, 2013. The new island has mountainous terrain and is rising up to 30 meters (100 feet). Image of the new island courtesy of…
A massive, shallow and very dangerous earthquake M 7.7 struck Pakistan on September 24, 2013 at 11:29 UTC (16:29 local time). The duration of the quake was close to 2 minutes.
After preliminary analysis, both USGS and EMSC are reporting magnitude 7.7
A powerful M 7.8 earthquake hit southeastern Iran area, near the Pakistan border on April 16, 2013. Strong ground motions extended more than 150 miles from the epicenter, and the earthquake was widely felt in the region. Preliminary reports indicate dozens of
A dust storm can be seen spreading over eastern Iran and western Pakistan and over Arabian Sea. The dust blows southward, over the coast of the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman and Strait of Hormuz.
Dust plumes captured by MODIS/Terra satellite on January 17, 2013
Indian farmers often set fire to fields to clear them for planting. According to Indian agricultural practice, preparing for planting with fire has the benefit of clearing out some pests that eat crops and turning crop residues from the previous season into
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured dust plumes blowing over the Arabian Sea on November 18. Multiple plumes blew off the coast of Iran and Pakistan toward the southwest. The thickest plume blew away from
Punjab, Baluchistan and Sindh regions in southern Pakistan are experiencing flood conditions similar to summer 2010. Nearly 100,000 residents had been displaced in Balochistan Province alone. Heavy monsoon rains managed to overwhelm the country's irrigation
Pakistan has been hit with second season of devastating floods as fast-flowing water swept away hundreds of villages, bringing miseries to the locals in already poor living environments. Flash floods triggered by heavy rains caused widespread destruction across vast…
Last yearone-square-kilometre island that emerged off the Makran coast, near the point where the Hingol River drains into the sea, in Pakistan. Scientists collected samples. Studying the water and sediment samples scientists found well-preserved shells of certain
A team of geologists has claimed to have observed a volcanic activity, though on a very small scale, in the Kesarkot and Hanjana areas of Leepa valley in the month of March this year. Leepa valley is located some 100 kilometres southeast of Muzaffarabad in