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WOXX01 KWNP 170546

Space Weather Message Code: SUMXM5
Serial Number: 131
Issue Time: 2014 Dec 17 0542 UTC

SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded M5
Begin Time: 2014 Dec 17 0425 UTC
Maximum Time: 2014 Dec 17 0451 UTC
End Time: 2014 Dec 17 0520 UTC
X-ray Class: M8.7
Optical Class: 2b
Location: S19E09
NOAA Scale: R2 - Moderate
Potential Impacts: Area of impact centered primarily on sub-solar point on the sunlit side of Earth.
Radio - Limited blackout of HF (high frequency) radio communication for tens of minutes.

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