November 4, 2016 8 am (EDT) Update 1 pm (EDT) 2nd Update 3 pm (EDT)
Asteroids: There is one asteroid for today, it is (2016 TG55) size 29 meters passing at the distance of 3.83 (LD). There is one also tomorrow, it is (2016 UE) size 39 meters passing at the distance of 5.21 (LD). There are now two for the 6th, they are (2016 UC107) size 36 meters passing at the distance of 5.42 (LD) and (2016 VG) size about 25 meters passing at the distance of 4.10 (LD). There are 3 more asteroids for November at this time on the 10th-14th-18th, more information on these next week.
(LD) lunar distance — all lunar distances are 10 (LD) or under and minimums.
Solar Winds: There is a 40% chance of minor geomagnetic storms today and this weekend.
Sunspots: Two sunspots are emerging on the solar disk.
Earthquakes: There has been 8 quakes of 4+ in the last 12 hours. UPDATE — There was a 6.4 magnitude quake in Curico, Maule, Chyile about 45 minutes ago. UPDATE — There was a 5.0 magnitude quake in Buin, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea about an hour ago.
Quake ratings 4-4.9 / Light 5-5.9 / Moderate 6-6.9 / Strong 7-7.9 / Major 8 and up / Great
Storms: Tropical Storm Meari is east of the Northern Mariana Islands moving north-east at this time.