Update: 5:20pm Eastern Time

Earthquake Condition Index: B+
Coronal holes: A- [Southern opening is earthfacing] Sunspots: B+ [Trough period] Spaceweather: B- [SW Proton Density is Elevated] Planets: Not significant for +1 week

Timelines for the next alerts:
Hurricane Simon – US SW Flood Threat: In process, may continue 1 more day.
Earthquake Uptick (Minor-Moderate): In process, may continue up to 3-4 days.
Solar Flaring Uptick – Planet-based: October 14th-25th
Earthquake Uptick (Moderate-Major): October 15th-26th

Tonight’s Links:
NASA Pulsar: http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/october/nasa-s-nustar-telescope-discovers-shockingly-bright-dead-star/#.VDWRCxbMBO4
Lunar Water: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/10/02/1408118111

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