Real-time solar activity

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number: 126 - New regions: 0
Region Number of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
2187 1 α HSX
2192 58 β - δ - γ FKC
2193 8 β - γ DAO
2194 2 β CSO
2195 7 β DSO
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
2182S15
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
2190N22W65
2191S11W66

Solar flare

85% chance for an M-class solar flare
45% chance for an X-class solar flare

Solar flare
Current value
C2.48
Highest value (2h max)
M4.07

Events on the sun today

Below you'll find an overview of the solar flares that occurred today on the Sun, ordered by the time of the event. If nothing worthy happened, nothing will be displayed. For more flares from the past days or years, you can dig into our archive.
region Start Maximum End
2192 C4.2 02h35 02h43 02h48
2192 C3.4 02h55 03h00 03h04
2192 C3.6 03h56 04h00 04h02
More events in the archive

Farside

Farside
STEREO Farside
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The maximum X-ray flux of the past two hours is:
M4.07

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 35%
Middle latitude 2%
Low latitude 2%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 30% 45%
Middle latitude 15% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4

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Latest alerts

Strong M4.07 solar flare
Moderate M1.14 solar flare
Moderate M1.4 solar flare from sunspot region 12192

Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2014/10/22X1.6
Last M-flare:2014/10/23M1.1
Last geomagnetic storm:2014/10/20Kp5 (G1)

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