Monday, August 24, 2015

X-ray Event exceeded M5

Space Weather Message Code: SUMXM5
Serial Number: 140
Issue Time: 2015 Aug 24 0837 UTC

SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded M5
Begin Time: 2015 Aug 24 0726 UTC
Maximum Time: 2015 Aug 24 0733 UTC
End Time: 2015 Aug 24 0735 UTC
X-ray Class: M5.6
Optical Class: 1b
Location: S15W04
NOAA Scale: R2 - Moderate

NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at

Potential Impacts: Area of impact centered primarily on sub-solar point on the sunlit side of Earth.
Radio - Limited blackout of HF (high frequency) radio communication for tens of minutes.

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