|Occurred : 11/5/2001 20:25
Reported: 11/7/2001 12:01
Location: , OH
|((NUFORC Note: The reports NUFORC received from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey for this date probably can be ascribed to the Northern Lights, aka the aurora borrealis. The following report is from Space Weather News, to who we express our appreciation. PD))
Space Weather News for Nov 6, 2001
A solar coronal mass ejection hit Earth's magnetic field at 0150 UT on Nov 6th (8:50 p.m. EST on Nov. 5th) and triggered widespread auroras. Observers as far south as central California have reported vivid Northern Lights. Sky watchers everywhere, even at middle latitudes where auroras
are rarely seen, should be alert for Northern Lights while the geomagnetic storm is underway. Visit SpaceWeather.com for details and updates.