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Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake Kills Over 200 in Pakistan
September 25, 2013 | The Weather Channel

At least 200 people were killed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province.


There is a report that a mud volcano formed an island off the coast in the Arabian Sea at the same time that the earthquake was occurring. The Weather Channel video has comments on this from a USGS scientist.

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