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Space and Quakes (Update – 5.1 quake in Alaska) (Asteroid Friday and Quakes in Alaska and Japan)

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 5:54
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November 23, 2016          7:45am (EST)    Update 12:50pm (EST)

Asteroids: There is one asteroid (2016 WG) size 95 meters passing at the distance of 4.16 (LD) on Friday the 25th and (2016 WQ) size 33 meters passing at the distance of 4.36 (LD) on Wednesday the 30th.

(LD) lunar distance — all (LD)s are 10 or under and minimum distances.


Solar Winds: Earth is in a large stream of solar wind that may take days to cross, auroras and G1-class geomagnetic storms are possible.


Sunspots: A moderately large sunspot is rotating into view over the sun’s northeastern limb.


Earthquakes: There has been 11 quakes of 4+ magnitude in the last 12 hours. 4 hours ago there was quakes of 5.3 in Atka, Alaska, USA that caused Tsunami warnings to be issued. 2 hours ago there was quakes of 5.7 in Hutami, Japan.     UPDATE — There was a 5.1 quake in Adak, Alaska, USA about an hour ago.

Quake ratings — 4-4.9 / Light     5-5.9 / Moderate     6-6.9 / Strong     7-7.9 / Major     8-8.9 / Great


Storms: Tropical Storm Otto is a little weaker but Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Islands of San Andres and Providencia need to keep a watch on this storm.

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