The first two major quakes (mag 6 or higher) of July occurred last night, a powerful and deep magnitude 6.6 struck 93km North of Batang, in Indonesia and a shallow, 12km deep, magnitude 6.2 struck 254km North of Fais, Micronesia, no tsunami warnings have been issued. Both quakes rattled the Pacific Ring Of Fire.
A minor stream of solar wind was buffeting Earth's magnetic field yesterday, stirring geomagnetic unrest around the poles. The gaseous material is flowing from a northern coronal hole in the sun's atmosphere. Some scientists believe solar activity around the Earth's magnetosphere can produce seismic and volcanic activity here on our planet.
Last nights quakes were the 1st and 2nd major quakes of July and the 59th of 2020 which is 23 less than last years total of 82 at this time which is considerable. However, 13 more than 2018's total of 46. and 11 more than 2017 at the same stage.
Major Quakes 2020
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