Update: 5:30pm Eastern Time

Earthquake Condition Index B+. Still fairly high on the watch- Jupiter/Venus Opposition is almost done, the coronal hole is earth facing today.

If this was 2011 or last solar cycle we would all need our preps right because those sunspots would be firing like mad-men. As it is, we are in the solar magnetic shutdown, and the real story is just how powerful of magnetic fields are subdued by the larger solar cycle.