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X9.3 CME impact, Severe G4 storm

The X9.3 coronal mass ejection has arrived at Earth and boy does it pack a punch! While the M5.5 coronal mass ejection turned out to be a huge dissapointment, the X9.3 coronal mass ejection is much stronger than expected and we are seeing some of the strongest geomagnetic storming of the current solar cycle.

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Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 35%
Middle latitude 10% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
B6.2
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Last X-flare:2017/09/10X8.2
Last M-flare:2017/10/20M1.0
Last geomagnetic storm:2017/12/05Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2017:94
Last spotless day:2017/12/09

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