EVENT LOG: X2.0 SOLAR FLARE     DATE: 10/27/2014 @ 14:47 UTC     SOURCE: Sunspot 2192
DISCUSSION:

A strong X2.0 solar flare, now the sixth X-Class event around region 2192, was detected at 14:47 UTC Monday morning (Oct 27). The event triggered a strong R3 radio black on the sunlit side of Earth. So far the event does not appear to be eruptive, meaning a noteworthy CME is not expected. More details to follow.

LOG ENTRIES:

10/27/2014 @ 16:35 UTC
Video of the event is now uploaded. Also includes GOES-15 X-Ray and Simulated Global D-Layer Absorption data.

10/27/2014 @ 16:35 UTC
AIA video of the event is now available. Located on right hand side of page.

10/27/2014 @ 15:15 UTC
Based on updated AIA 193 imagery, the event does not appear to be eruptive, meaning a noteworthy CME is not expected. Will provide updates when necessary.

10/27/2014 @ 14:55 UTC
A strong X2.0 solar flare, now the sixth X-Class event around region 2192, was detected at 14:47 UTC Monday morning (Oct 27). The event triggered a strong R3 radio black on the sunlit side of Earth. More details to follow.

SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded X1
Begin Time: 2014 Oct 27 1412 UTC
Maximum Time: 2014 Oct 27 1447 UTC
End Time: 2014 Oct 27 1509 UTC
X-ray Class: X2.0
Optical Class: 2b
Location: S17W52
NOAA Scale: R3 - Strong
Potential Impacts: Area of impact consists of large portions of the sunlit side of Earth, strongest at the sub-solar point.
Radio - Wide area blackout of HF (high frequency) radio communication for about an hour.

AIA VIDEO:

FLARE IMAGERY:

GOES-15 X-Ray FLUX: