Earth-Directed CME Caused ‘Severe’ Geomagnetic Storm

Earth experienced a geomagnetic storm Monday because of a coronal mass ejection (CME) and mid-level solar flare, according to NASA. The CME, which originated at 10:24 p.m. EDT on Saturday, exploded from the sun at about 780 miles per second, and touched Earth at 1:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, the space agency said Wednesday. The National…


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