The moon has been this close before and the same effect was not noted.
Perhaps the recent CME and the proximity of the moon together caused the earthquake?
There seems to be some evidence for a correlation between seismic events and solar activity.
We know the sun produces billions of neutrinos hourly, most of which pass through the Earth without interacting.
What would happen if a slightly larger percentage did interact?
Where would the energy go and how much would there be?