A large plasma filament located in the northern hemisphere of the Sun erupted between 13:00 and 16:00 UTC on September 2, 2014, generating what appears to be Earth directed Coronal Mass Ejection (CME).
Although analysis is still not complete SWPC warned there may be Earth directed component. WSA-ENLIL model suggests impact to Earth's magnetic field around 07:00 UTC on September 6, 2014.
WSA-ENLIL model run time September 3, 2014 at 06:00 UTC. Image credit: SWPC
Video courtesy of SolarHam using imagery from SDO / AIA 304
Update: Analysis and model results suggests it was moving between 600-700 km/s. A glancing blow is possible mid to late on September 6 as the bulk of the ejecta was directed northward. (SWPC, September 4, 2014 @ 00:30 UTC)
Featured image: SDO / AIA 304
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