Wow, you just can’t make this stuff up ... or maybe you can.
Everything is just 'made up'. Some of it, after repeated tests turns out to be true. Much of our speculation about the workings of the cosmos cannot be tested, and with the complexity of GOD'S Universe, no one answer is 'the answer'.
Earthquakes, for instance, are caused by a multitude of factors, both from the planet itself and from the rest of our solar system.