In the news
- An earthquake strikes Hualien, Taiwan, killing at least 10 people and injuring more than 260 others.
- The SpaceX launch vehicle Falcon Heavy makes its maiden flight, carrying Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster as a dummy payload.
- U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meet (pictured) in Singapore.
- Archaeologists announce the discovery using LiDAR of approximately 60,000 Mayan structures in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala.
- A total lunar eclipse occurs, close to Perigee and also the second full moon in a month, a coincidence of events not seen for 35 years.