Major solar flare measuring X1.0 erupted from Region 2017

Major solar flare measuring X1.0 erupted from Region 2017 on March 29, 2014. This event started on 17:35, peaked at 17:48 and ended at 17:54 UTC. Area of impact centered on sub-solar point on the sunlit side of Earth.

This region already had 2 moderately strong eruptions in last 24 hours – M2.0 19:18 UTC and M2.6 at 23:51 UTC on March 28, 2014.

ALERT: X-Ray Flux exceeded M5

Threshold Reached: 2014 Mar 29 1746 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.

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