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G2 storm, Sunspot region 2651

Moderate G2 geomagnetic storm conditions were observed this night due to persisting coronal hole solar wind stream influences. Conditions remain favorable for more geomagnetic storming likely up to the minor G1 storm level in the coming hours.

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Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The solar wind speed is currently moderately high (521.2 km/sec.)

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Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 30% 35%
Middle latitude 5% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
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M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
B1.4
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