Saturday, 25 October 2014

Major X1.04 solar flare from sunspot region 12192

Space Weather Message Code: ALTXMF
Serial Number: 233
Issue Time: 2014 Oct 25 1659 UTC

ALERT: X-Ray Flux exceeded M5
Threshold Reached: 2014 Oct 25 1659 UTC
NOAA Scale: R2 - Moderate
Potential Impacts: Area of impact centered on sub-solar point on the sunlit side of Earth. Extent of blackout of HF (high frequency) radio communication dependent upon current X-ray Flux intensity. For real-time information on affected area and expected duration please see

http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/drap