On July 27, 2012 emerging Region 1532 unleashed an M-class solar flare. This latest event started at 17:17 and peaked at 17:26 UTC as M2.7 solar flare. It does not look like it produced a substantial CME and even if it did it was not Earth directed.
A Type IV radiation was recorded.
Space Weather Message, Issue Time: 2012 Jul 27 1852 UTC
ALERT: Type IV Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2012 Jul 27 1734 UTC NOAA
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.
CHAR MAP – July 26, 2012
It has passed 8 days since we saw last M-class event. On July 19, 2012 Region 1520, located on western limb and turning out of our way, produced M7.7 solar flare.
We might see more action from this emerging region in the following days.
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