M6.3 Flare + Earth Directed CME – March 9, 2012
MySolarAlerts is reporting:
Sunspot Region 1429 has produced a M6.3 solar flare at 03:22 UTC March 9, 2012. There was a Earth directed CME produced in association with this flare event. With a estimated ejection speed of 750 km/s the expected arrival time for the CME is on March 11, 2012 around 06:49UTC (+ or – 6hrs.)
Today there remains a strong chance for continued major flaring. NOAA has a 40% chance of an X-class solar flare today from sunspot region 1429.