October 21, 2016 8am (EDT)
Asteroids: There is still only one more asteroid under 10 (LD) in October at this time. That is asteroid (2016 TB57) size 26 meters passing at the distance of 5.23 (LD).
(LD) lunar distance — all lunar distances are minimums.
Solar Winds: A large coronal hole is emerging over the sun’s eastern limb, solar winds should follow.
Coronal Holes — are darker, colder and has lower-density plasma than average because there is lower energy and gas levels. Thus, solar particles or solar wind escape and if they enter the Earth’s atmosphere will cause the aurora borealis.
Sunspots: Sunspot AR2602 is quiet and stable at this time.
Earthquakes: There has been 10 quakes of 4+ magnitude in the last 11 hours. There has been a few 6.2 and 6.6 magnitude quakes in Japan about 6 hours ago that caused Tsunami warnings to be issued but none observed.
Ratings – 4 – 4.9 / Light 5 – 5.9 / Moderate 6 – 6.9 / Strong 7 – 7.9 / Major 8 and up / Great
Storms: Tropical Storm Haima (Typhoon 1) is forecast to make landfall near Qishizhen, China.