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Strong M6.6 Solar Flare/Filament Eruption January 30, 2014

January 31, 2014

Strong M6.6 Solar Flare & Filament Eruption !
A large sized magnetic filament became unstable and ejected off the solar coronal triggering a cascading M6.6 Solar Flare at 16:28 UTC yesterday around active region 11967. The duel eruption occurred while the active region was not in an earth facing position however the spread of the filament eruption and resulting Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) will have an earth directed component and impact on Earths magnetic field is expected early February 2nd and possible geomagnetic storming will be possible

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