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C4 Flare on 20 March at 1118 UTC (0718 EDT)

C4 Flare 20 March
C4 Flare on 20 March at 1118 UTC (0718 EDT)
published: Friday, March 22, 2019 22:00 UTC

A C4 flare occurred today, 20 March at 1118 UTC (0718 EDT). The flare erupted from a recently emerged sunspot group (Region 2736). Although SWPC forecasters are awaiting observations from the SOHO/LASCO coronagraph, early indications from other satellite platforms, to include STEREO-A coronagraph imagery, suggest a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) was likely associated with the C4 flare. Once the SOHO/LASCO imagery becomes available, we will conduct analysis to confirm if there was any notable CME, and if so - determine if there is any Earth-directed component. Keep checking our SWPC webpage for additional information as it becomes available.