Region 1520 sends another M-class solar flare – M7.7 not Earth directed

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Region 1520 is still very active and located on the western limb. Latest event from this Sunspot started on July 19, 2012 at 05:13 and peaked at 5:58 UTC at M7.7. It looks like strong CME was released but since 1520 is located on the western limb it was not be Earth directed.

A Type IV Radio Emission was recorded.

Space Weather Message
Issue Time: 2012 Jul 19 0607 UTC

ALERT: Type IV Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2012 Jul 19 0525 UTC

Description: Type IV emissions occur in association with major eruptions on the sun and are typically associated with strong coronal mass ejections and solar radiation storms.

Suspot positions on July 18, 2012

Global D absorption

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