Real-time solar activity

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number: 79 - New regions: 0
Region Number of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
2324 1 α HSX
2325 1 α HSX
2327 1 α HSX
2331 12 β - γ DAI
2333 2 α HAX
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
2320S14
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
2330N15W24
2332S13W56

Solar flare

10% chance for an M-class solar flare
1% chance for an X-class solar flare

Solar flare
Current value
C1.22
Highest value (2h max)
C2

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
2324 B8.4 12:32 12:35 12:37
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:
C2

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 28%
Middle latitude 0%
Low latitude 0%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 30% 35%
Middle latitude 5% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4

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Latest alerts

Moderate M1.14 solar flare from sunspot region 12321
Moderate M1.12 solar flare from sunspot region 12322
Moderate M1.8 solar flare from sunspot region 12322

Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2015/03/11X2.2
Last M-flare:2015/04/23M1.1
Last geomagnetic storm:2015/04/17Kp5 (G1)

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