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QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update

The Yellowstone monthly earthquake count almost quintupled in September to 158.
Scientists assured us that the seismic activity remains at “background levels.”
They did not say background to what.

ElectMania MMXVI in the news

News Headline: “Donald Trump seeks delay in Trump University fraud trial.”
News Headline: “Trump Foundation ordered to stop NY fundraising amid investigation.”
Never question Donald Trump’s stamina.
Still one step ahead of the sheriff.

QT Planetary Defense Coordination Office


Asteroid 2016 TD was discovered Sunday, two days after it passed between Earth and
the moon.
But at worst, if it had hit, it would have destroyed everything for only three miles in every direction.
This just in:
Asteroid 2016 TH will be passing between Earth and the moon today, a few hours after being discovered.
But will miss us by more than 70,000 miles.
Best we can tell.