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M2.3 solar flare from sunspot region 2172

Solar activity increased to moderate levels. Sunspot region 2172 continues to grow and gained in magnetic complexity, producing an M2.3 (R1-minor radio blackout) at 23:16 UTC. We also take a look at both the current and the expected geomagnetic conditions as coronal hole high speed stream effects continue to affect Earth.

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