Update: 5:50pm Eastern Time

Earthquake Condition Index: B+ to A- [based on so many factors involved]

Coronal Holes: B+ [Transequatorial Opening Enters the Disk] .
Planets: A- [Primary geometry is building further] .
Space-weather: B [Calming telemetry now – energy integrating] .
Sunspots: B+ [Rising quickly] .

Earth is currently entering the opposition of Jupiter and Mars. Meanwhile, Venus and Mercury are becoming conjoined. This will lead to a more seismically active January than December.