April 20, 2014 - 11:30 UTC
The M7 CME has arrived at Earth. Discussion on the SWL forums. More info
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The solar wind speed is currently high (660.3 km/sec.)
The maximum X-ray flux of the past two hours is:
C2.26

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 37%
Middle latitude 4%
Low latitude 4%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 75%
Middle latitude 40% 20%
Predicted Kp max 6

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Weak CME impact
A Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) has arrived at the ACE satellite. The solar wind speed rose with 81.51 km/sec to 598.3 km/sec.
  • Solar wind speed: 598.3 km/sec and density 3.8 p/cm3
  • IMF Bt (strength): 14.9 nT - Bz 10.9 nT
Minor S1 class Space Radiation Storm - This happens around 50 times in a solar cycle
Strong M7.31 solar flare

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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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