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Three M-class solar flares, CH effects, CME watch

Three low-level (R1) M-class solar flares took place today, all of them located at or near the east or west limb of our star.

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Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
G1 - Minor geomagnetic storm
Observed Kp: 5-
The solar wind speed is currently high (711.9 km/sec.)

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Today's space weather

Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 30% 45%
Middle latitude 10% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 10%
X-class solar flare 1%
C3.5 C3.1
Moon phase
Waning Crescent

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