asked God why is the black sun event on the sixth seal also appeared on the Seven Trumpets Rev 8:12 and Seven Bowls Rev 16:8 by the fourth angel. To understand the seals we must understand the first clue which is the rising of a world empire which is Babylon and how an empire works.
The first empire is Babylon
The 2nd empire is the new Babylon called Persian
The 3rd empire is the new Babylon+Persian called Greek empire
The 4th empire is the new Babylon+Persian+Greek called Rome
So the Conquering empire doesnt abolish the old but just and addition to it. In the same way the seal is clue to God's dealing with mankind.
1st seal and 1st sign (Babylon)
An empire or world leadership
2nd seal and 2nd sign gives us more view. (Persian)
3rd seal and 3rd sign gives us more view (Greek)
4th seal and 4th sign gives us even more view(Rome)
Also it is interesting that it was in the middle of this time the Lord has been cut off.
5th Seal and 5th sign a more view
Christian Persecutions+Diseases+Knowledge Increase+War+Empire
6th seal and 6th sign
A big celestial event. Which is also a part of the seven seal
Celestial event+Christian Persecutions+Diseases+Knowledge Increase+War+Empire
7th seal and 7th sign gives us a more detail of the 6th seal for it is the full view.
Wrath & Celestial event+Christian Persecutions+Diseases+Knowledge Increase+War+Empire
After this the rock that was rejected has been the foundation of the New Heaven and Earth