For the lunatalions, we have a Waning Gibbous moon tonight heading toward a Third Quarter moon that will occur in just 2 days on Jan 25.
During the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported 12 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska.
On this day in 1556, an earthquake in the Shaanxi Province of China was responsible for the deaths of 830,000 people, making it the deadliest known earthquake in recorded history.
Also on this day, January 23 in 1812 an earthquake estimated to be M 7.8 shook New Madrid, Missouri.
Born on this day in 1951 in Denison, Texas, American retired Air Force fighter pilot, airline captain, and is U.S. Ambassador to the International Civil Aviation Organization, Chesley Sullenberger III, maybe better known simply as “Sully”.