Earthquakes

5.4 and 5.0 Earthquakes hit southern Peru.

5.1 Earthquake hits south of the Fiji Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Kai, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.

Space Events

The Taurid meteors show up each year between mid-October and mid-November giving a spectacular display. Nov. 5 to 12 will likely be the best time to look for them this year.

Environment

Commuters have been struggling though sandstorms which have swept through northwestern China. Lanzhou City in Gansu Province and Yinchuan City in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region were among those affected.