As expected, March 15, approximately at 17:00 GMT coronal mass ejection from the M-class flare, recorded on March 13 at 21:41 GMT, paid a flank attack on Earth.
The impact caused a moderate (Kp = 6) geomagnetic storm. According to the Institute of Applied Geophysics. Fyodorov in Moscow reached the maximum value of the perturbation 5 (weak storm), in St. Petersburg — 7 (severe storm), Murmansk and Dixon — 8 (very severe storm). Currently magnetosphere returns to a calm state. However, nature lovers can look forward to the continuation of the aurora.