Global geomagnetic activity

The map below shows the estimated position of the auroral oval in the next 30 minutes based on solar wind data from ACE. Locations at least 1.000 kilometers (600 miles) away from the oval will have a chance to see aurora towards the horizon. Note that this is a computer model which doesn’t take into account your local weather or the altitude of the Sun at your location. Use this model as a guide.

KP index

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 30% 45%
Middle latitude 15% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%

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Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
Last M-flare:2016/07/24M1.9
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