Update: 5:30pm Eastern Time

Falling Satellite: http://www.space.com/22903-gravity-mapping-satellite-falling-from-space.html
Seeing the forest through the trees: http://www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.3732/apps.1300033

Earthquake Watch Score: 8. Aftershocks are likely in Pakistand and Peru. The Coronal holes are now earthfacing, and we just saw how quickly the power can come and go.

Solar watching notes: Filament eruption is the top concern – which is baffling given the sunspot situation; this is truly a solar magnetic shutdown.