A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit the South Sandwich Islands at 02:26 UTC Dec 11. The agency is reporting a depth of 164 km (102 miles).
The epicentre was located 14 km (8.7 miles) S of Montagu Island and 48 km (27 miles) N of Bristol Island.
There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles).
Based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake, according to PTWC.
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/
Grand Solar Minimum
[Featured Image: USGS]