geomagnetic storm


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geomagnetic storm

[¦jē·ō·mag¦ned·ik ′stȯrm]
(geophysics)
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The most severe geomagnetic storm in recorded history occurred two years before the start of the American Civil War and has become the touchstone for those who monitor gray swan emerging risks.
NOAA rated the resulting geomagnetic storm as G4, or severe.
When abroad and unable to find the kiblah, Islamic author Khaleeq Ahmad Mufti said worshippers should not be concerned about the geomagnetic storm, and that worshippers should practice "taharree", -- an Arabic terminology loosely translated to "inquiring to one's best ability" in a religious context.
A geomagnetic storm of similar proportions has last been registered on December 15, 2006.
Geomagnetic storms do not affect the geotechnical conditions directly, but they disrupt the geomagnetic field which, in turn, disturbs communications, power, computers, instrumentation, etc.
The geomagnetic storm hit Hydro-Quebec's facilities at exactly 2:44:17 a.
HOT STUFF: A massive flare burst on the sun created a G5 solar storm, the most powerful geomagnetic storm
The resulting geomagnetic storm could be ranked among the most powerful of its kind and last for 24 hours.
The radio communication disruptions are thought to be due to the geomagnetic storm from solar flares.
When it is considered that the aftershocks are also included in the number of earthquakes which have been taken into the comparison, in the area within the given coordinates, there is no finding that shows that the earthquakes occur as a result of a triggering under the effect of geomagnetic storm.
The eruption is likely to cause a geomagnetic storm so there could be a Northern Lights display.