A powerful and shallow M6.3 earthquake hit under Drake Passage (Sea of Hoces) at 06:54 UTC on Oct 29, according to the USGS. The agency is reporting a depth of 10km (6.2 miles).
The epicentre was located 313km (195 miles) SSE of Ushuaia, Argentina and 553km (343 miles) SSE of Punta Arenas, Chile.
Some 62,000 people ate estimated to have felt weak shaking.
No tsunami warnings have been issued and there are likely to be no reports of casualties or economic losses.
Seismic and Volcanic activity has been correlated to changes in our sun.
The global uptick in earthquakes and volcanoes we’ve witnessed lately 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/
KP has been very low in recent days/weeks:
GSM = influx of GCRs = uptick in Seismic and Volcanic activity
[Featured image: USGS]