Storm fifth points are extremely rare.
On planet Earth was the largest magnetic storm in the last two years.
Scientist connects natural phenomenon with the increased activity of the Sun. Bogachev noted that the magnetic storm has the third level on a scale.
“Storm fifth points are extremely rare, once in ten or twenty years. This is not a record event,” – said the expert.
The publication notes that the solar activity increased on may 14 around 6 am Moscow time, reached the peak of about 13 hours and will last until late evening. Scientists say that the magnetic storm is able to form auroras, interference in radio communications and affect the health of meteo-dependent people.
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