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The ongoing magnetic storm on Earth was caused by three powerful flares on the Sun, which can be compared to the strongest flares recorded in December 2019, the Phobos enter informed on its website.

The flares, which are among the five most powerful since the beginning of solar cycle 25 and were caused by a group of 3,590 sunspots that crossed the Earth-Sun line and are moving towards the eastern edge of the solar disk, appear to cannot affect the Earth's magnetosphere. However, some of the solar material still hit the planet, Phobos notes.

On Tuesday morning, the Kp coefficient was equal to 5, which is an indicator of a weak magnetic storm. Forecasters note that this indicator will not increase and will decrease soon.

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