Marching On Together


Marching On Together I have had a romance with a lady since my childhood just like thousands of other people around the world who are also in love with her. I have remained in love with her through the many bad times and the few good times, my love for her has never faltered and never will. My lady's name is Leeds United and she is just five games away from returning to the English Football Premiership, after sixteen years in the football wilderness. In the sixties, seventies and early nineties my lady was known as "Super Leeds," however in 2003, my love was relegated from the English Football Premiership due to financial miss-handling by her owners. "Super Leeds," dropped down to the third tier of English football. If Leeds United can grab ten points from their last five games my lady will be back where she belongs in the higher echelons of English football and I can once more embrace my love with happiness.

Leeds 5 v 0 Stoke, 7 points needed from 4 games... Swansea City 0 v 1 Leeds United, 4 points needed from 3 games...

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

A magnitude 6.1 - 35km S of Jarm, Afghanistan is the 12th major quake of January 2018

USGS
A deep magnitude 6.1 rocked Afghanistan early this morning which shook the Afghan capital Kabul, there are no immediate reports of any damage or casualties.
The quake which was also felt in neighbouring Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan struck 270 km (167 miles) northeast of Kabul in the Hindu Kush mountains according to USGS.
Structure Information Summary
Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are vulnerable to earthquake shaking, though resistant structures exist. The predominant vulnerable building types are adobe block and unreinforced brick with mud and timber post construction.
Today's quake is the 12th major quake of January and of course 2018.
And with Spaceweather.com reporting no coronal holes now facing Earth the mag 6.1 is the first major quake this year to happen when no solar wind and or a coronal hole is influencing the Earth's magnetosphere, see pic below, 11 of the12 major earthquakes this year have occurred during solar wind and or a coronal hole influencing the Earth's magnetosphere.


There are no equatorial coronal holes on the sun. Credit: SDO/AIA

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