Earthquakes

5.9, 5.2, 5.1 and 5.0 Earthquakes hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.4 Earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands.

5.3 Earthquake hits south-east of Easter Island.

5.2 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.0 Earthquake hits south of Java.

Space Events

The sun unleashed a monster eruption of super-hot plasma Friday, Nov. 16, in back-to-back solar storms. The solar eruption does not appear to be aimed at Earth, so will likely have little effect on our planet.

 

solar eruption

Storms and Floods

State of emergency declared in southern Spain after flash floods hit the Andalucía region. Worst hit by the disaster were the provinces of Valencia, Extremadura and Asturias.