Second M-class solar flare of the day - long duration M1.5 from Region 2127

A second M-class solar flare of the day erupted at 18:13 UTC. The source of this latest event was ‘beta-gamma’ classified Active Region 2127 capable of producing strong eruptions on the Sun. The event started at 17:55, peaked at 18:13 as M1.5 solar flare and ended at 18:48 UTC, almost a full hour.This is now the third M-class solar flare in a row since M2.5 at 11:41 UTC on July 31, 2014.A Type II and IV radio emissions were associated with the event. Type IV emissions occur in association with major eruptions on the sun and are typically associated with strong coronal mass ejections and solar radiation storms.Region 2127 is located near the center of the disk which makes it more geoeffective than AR 2130, the source of previous two M-class so… »

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