The CME From The M1.6 Solar Flare On October 9th Has Reached Earth - Geomagnetic Storm At Kp 5

First published at 05:06 UTC on October 12th, 2021.

The CME from the M1.6 solar flare on October 9th has finally reached the DSCOVR spacecraft and should sweep past Earth within the hour. The solar wind speed looks to be near 500 km/s and the Bz component of the interplanetary magnetic field is curre…

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