Long duration M1.4 solar flare erupted near the northeast limb

A long duration solar flare measuring M1.4 at its peak time erupted on July 1, 2014, at 11:23 UTC. The source of this event was AR 2106 (‘beta’) located near the northeast limb. The event started at 11:05, peaked at 11:23 and ended at 11:59 UTC. Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from this event should not be Earth directed.Forecasters estimate 40% chance of M-class, and 5% chance of X-class solar flares over the next two days.M1.4 solar flare on July 1, 2014 @ 11:41 UTC. Image credit: NASA SDO / AIA 304SunspotsThere are currently 8 numbered sunspot regions on the Earth side of the Sun. Two old and huge active regions AR 2080 and AR 2085 are making another rotation over the Earth side of the Sun. They both emerged over the weekend and are now numbered 2104 and 210… »

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