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Moderate M1.3 solar flare from Region 1748. Slight chance for minor geomagnetic storming today

Active Region 1748 erupted with moderate solar flare measuring M1.3 at 21:53 UTC on May 16, 2013. This was another noticeable activity from this region after 4 X-class flares erupted on May 13/14. (X1.7 and X2.8 on May 13th, X3.2 and X1.2 on May 14th) This

May 17, 2013


Fourth major solar flare in 48 hours - X1.2 peaked at 1:47 UTC today

On May 15, 2013 at 1:25 UTC another major solar flare started. The event peaked at 1:47 UTC as an X1.2 solar flare. It was associated with Type II and IV radio emission and a 10cm Radio Burst (Ten Flare) measuring 490 sfu. Type IV emissions occur in

May 15, 2013


Third major X-class solar flare in 24 hours - X3.2 on May 14, 2013

Solar activity increased rapidly in the past two days with three M-class and three major X-class solar events. The latest recorded is the strongest flare so far this year, recorded as X3.2 on May 14, 2013 at 01:17 UTC.  This event was associated with Type II and

May 14, 2013


Second major solar flare today - Solar flare measuring X2.86 peaked at 16:05 UTC

The Sun is showing real solar-maximum-like activity today. After 2 moderate solar flares last night, an X1.7 erupted at 02:15 UTC. It was followed by another M-class at 12:03 UTC and numerous C-class flares. At 15:48 UTC, on May 13,

May 13, 2013


Major eruption - Active region around east limb produced powerful X1.7 solar flare

A new active region behind east limb produced powerful X1.7 solar flare on May 13, 2013 at 02:15 UTC. This event was associated with strong R3 Radio Blackout Alert, Type II Radio Emission and 10 cm Radio Burst.  This was the strongest solar flare of

May 12, 2013


Filament eruption and moderate M1.9 solar flare - May 12, 2013

A moderate solar flare measuring M1.9 was registered on May 12, 2013. The source of event was a region located on the eastern side and about to rotate into Earth's view. This event peaked at 20:31 UTC.   In early hours of May 12,

May 12, 2013


Second M-class solar flare of the day - M1.3 erupted at 12:56 UTC

A moderate solar flare reaching M1.3 erupted on May 10, 2013 peaking at 12:56 UTC. The source was returning Active Region 1726 which already produced M3.9 flare today making this the second M-class eruption of the day. This same region was the source of large

May 10, 2013

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Impulsive M3.9 solar flare off the eastern limb

Moderate impulsive solar flare registered as M3.9  erupted from area off the eastern limb, around one of new active regions and old Sunspot 1726, which already produced strong C 9.1 flare few hours earlier. The event started at 00:44 UTC and peaked at 00:57 UTC on

May 10, 2013

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Large prominence eruption and strong C-class solar flare

Strong solar flare erupted on May 9, 2013 at 22:52 with peak at 23:15 UTC as C9.1 flare, just below M-class threshold. The event was centered around old returning Sunspot 1726. It will be on the visible solar disk in the next 24 hours when it will be designated as

May 10, 2013

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Moderate solar flare reaching M1.4 erupted from Region 1739

A moderate solar flare reaching M1.4 erupted on May 5, 2013 peaking at 17:56 UTC. The source of the event was Region 1739 located near the  eastern limb and classified with Beta-Gamma magnetic field. This is currently most active region on the disk responsible for

May 05, 2013


Two M-class solar flares in a row – M1.3 followed by strong M5.7

A long duration, moderate, solar flare reaching M1.3 peaked at 16:53 UTC on May 3,  2013.  The source of the event was Region 1731 still classified as Beta-Gamma-Delta and capable of more strong eruptions. This region has

May 03, 2013

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Moderate solar flare measuring M1.1 erupted from Region 1731

A moderate solar flare reaching M1.1 erupted from Region 1731 on May 2, 2013. The event peaked at 05:10 UTC.  Region 1731 is located near the center of the disk and has Beta-Gamma-Delta magnetic configuration capable of producing strong eruptions. A Type II

May 02, 2013


Moderate solar flare reaching M1.0 erupted from Region 1726

A moderate solar flare measuring M1.0 erupted from Region 1726 on April 22, 2013 at 10:29 UTC. The event started at 10:22, peaked at 10:29 and ended at 10:31 UTC. A Type IV Radio Emission was associated with the event. Type IV radio emissions occur in association

April 22, 2013


Moderate solar flare reaching M3.3 erupted from Region 1718

A moderate solar flare reaching M3.35 erupted on April 12, 2013. The event started at 19:52, peaked at 20:38 and ended at 20:46 UTC. The source of this event is Region 1718 classified with Beta-Gamma magnetic field.The geomagnetic field has been at quiet levels for

April 12, 2013


M6.5 solar flare erupted from Earth facing Region 1719 - CME produced

A moderate, yet strongest this year so far, solar flare measuring M6.51 erupted on April 11, 2013 at 07:16 UTC. The source of this event is Active Region 1719 located almost in the center of the disk and with Beta-Gamma magnetic field capable of producing strong solar

April 11, 2013


Moderate solar flare measuring M2.2 erupted on April 5, 2013

A moderate solar flare measuring M2.2 erupted on April 5, 2013. The event peaked at 17:48 UTC. The source of this solar flare appears to be old Region 1695 located near the northeast limb. This region is just coming into Earth view. Earth side of the Sun was

April 05, 2013


M1.6 solar flare erupted at western limb

Impulsive M1.6 solar flare erupted from the Active Region 1692 on western limb. Moderate event started at 21:58 UTC and reached peak of M1.6 at 22:04 UTC. SDO's EVE soft X-ray monitor on the left and SWPC's X-ray flux monitor on the right show M-class signature

March 21, 2013