Volcanic & Seismic Activity 

New Caledonia: Sixteen Strong Earthquakes Registered in just Six Hours

 A series of strong earthquakes hit near the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia on Tueday Oct 16. The sequence started with a M6.3 registered by the USGS at 00:28 UTC.

The quake was followed by M6.4 (downgraded from M6.8) at 01:03 UTC.

16 quakes were registered in total over a period of just 6 hours, with magnitudes between M4.8 and M5.8 — all struck at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

The quakes did not produce a tsunami.

And there are no people living within 100 km (62 miles).

The recent global seismic and volcanic uptick is likely attributed to the drop-off in solar activity, coronal holes, and the increase in Galactic Cosmic Rays penetrating silica-rich magma.

Check out this link for more info: https://principia-scientific.org/do-cosmic-rays-trigger-earthquakes-volcanic-eruptions/

GSM = influx of GCRs = uptick in Seismic and Volcanic activity

[Featured image: USGS]

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