December 1, 2016 8:45am (EST) Update 1:30pm (EST)
Asteroids: (LD) lunar distance — all (LD)s are 10 or under and minimum distances.
|Dec 1||2016 WG7||31 Meters||2.60 (LD)|
|Dec 1||2016 WQ3||8 Meters||1.48 (LD)|
|Dec 5||2016 WB8||30 Meters||3.61 (LD)|
|Dec 6||2016 WD7||16 Meters||4.18 (LD)|
|Dec8||2016 WQ8||49 Meters||5.01 (LD)|
Solar Winds: The solar winds remain quiet at this time.
Sunspots: Sunspot AR2615 poses a threat for M-class solar flares and minor radio blackouts. The forecasters say there is a 20% chance of solar flares today.
Earthquakes: There has been 15 quakes of 4+ magnitude in the last 12 hours. 12 hours ago there was a 5.2 magnitude quake in Capellades, Cartago, Costa Rica. 7 hours ago there was a 5.0 magnitude quake in Paratunka, Kamtsjatka, Russia. 3 hours ago there was a 5.0 magnitude quake in Kerman, Iran. UPDATE — there was a 5.2 magnitude quake in Darchula, Western Region, Nepal 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 (Cyclonic storm Nada) is off the northern coast of Sri Lanka. It is forecast to move west-northwest and make landfall around Velankanni, India.