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SUMXM5

Space Weather Message Code: SUMXM5
Serial Number: 146
Issue Time: 2016 Jul 23 0554 UTC

SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded M5
Begin Time: 2016 Jul 23 0527 UTC
Maximum Time: 2016 Jul 23 0531 UTC
End Time: 2016 Jul 23 0533 UTC
X-ray Class: M5.5
Optical Class: 3b
Location: N02W74
NOAA Scale: R2 - Moderate
www.swpc.noaa.gov/noaa-scales-explanation
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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