Caused by solar flares and magnetic storms do not cease on Earth
MOSCOW, September 8 — RIA Novosti. Magnetic storms caused by solar flares 6-8 September continues, now on the Ground, raging storm is very strong, according to the website of the Laboratory of x-ray astronomy of the Sun Physical Institute of the Academy of Sciences (FIAN).
Earlier in the National oceanic and atmospheric administration (NOAA) presented a forecast that a big storm (level G3) had to go around 18.00 GMT.
“In the magnetosphere happening now magnetic storm (a very strong, level G4),” — said on the website of the laboratory of FIAN.
The solar flare that caused a magnetic storm on Earth became the most powerful in the last 12 years. She was rated a score of X9.3. The recent explosion of such force was recorded 12 years ago — September 7, 2005. Sunspot, on whose territory an outbreak, stayed active until 8 September, it yielded up another five medium and two strong flares.