Update: 5:30pm Eastern Time: Two (2) Videos

Earthquake Condition Index B
I would have expected us to be higher right now due to the coronal holes, but as you saw, they lost power. Mars opposition is still a factor for another few days. The global watch is only moderately elevated, but based on the video below, we’ll also have an eye on the United States, and not just the west coast. We’ve already

🙁 only 107 views yesterday… you guys can do better than that, so I added the video again tonight.

Luckily we’ve been calm so far this opposition – can’t say the same for France (yesterday) and the Caribbean today:
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Wouldn’t it be nice if this was the first Mars opposition in over a decade that didn’t have a Californian uptick? To be clear, I’m blaming the previous uptick on the storms, as we’ve discussed, so we’re waiting for another one here. SOLAR NOTE: We are taking another small C flare as this video page is processing – the flare is AGAIN not from a sunspot we can see, but from those ones behind the southeastern limb. We’ll see them in a few days.

Goodnight everyone.