April 18, 2014 - 22:45 UTC
Middle Latitude Auroral Activity Watch - April 20 & 21, 2014. More info

Sunspot regions

On this page you'll find an overview of all the visible sunspot regions on the Sun together with their properties, images and the chances on solar flares or proton events. This page is updated daily and the sunspot images every hour.

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum

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Region 2032

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
1 110 α HAX N12W87

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
10% 1% 1% 1%

Solar flares from today

C1.2

Region 2033

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
2 1 80 α HSX N12W71

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
5% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2034

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
27 -13 480 200 β EKC N04W50

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
75% 30% 5% 1%

Solar flares from today

C1.3

Region 2035

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
45 5 340 100 β - δ - γ EKC S15W29

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
80% 30% 5% 1%

Solar flares from today

C1.1

Region 2036

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
47 13 390 -120 β - γ DHC S16W52

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
65% 10% 1% 1%

Solar flares from today

C1.0

Region 2037

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
15 -9 100 -10 β - γ DAI S09W51

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
45% 5% 1% 1%

Region 2038

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
8 2 90 40 β DAC S13E12

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
55% 20% 1% 1%

Region 2040

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
3 -11 10 β BXO N16W26

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
5% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2042

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
12 8 230 -10 β DAO N18E30

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
25% 5% 1% 1%

Region 2044 New

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
8 10 β BXO S20E51

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
-% -% -% -%

Solar flares from today

C2.1 C1.7

Region 2045 New

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
1 10 α HAX S23E85

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
-% -% -% -%

Solar flares from today

C1.6 C2.0
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:
C4.66
S1 Space Radiation Storm
At the moment there is a minor S1 class Space Radiation Storm active. This happens about 50 times in one solar cycle.

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 69%
Middle latitude 0%
Low latitude 0%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 55%
Middle latitude 15% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4

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Latest alerts

Minor S1 class Space Radiation Storm - This happens around 50 times in a solar cycle
Strong M7.31 solar flare
Moderately strong M1.03 solar flare

Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2014/03/29X1.0
Last M-flare:2014/04/18M7.3
Last geomagnetic storm:2014/04/12Kp5 (G1)

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