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Grids are alerted to dangerous solar activity and geomagnetic storm watches are called.
Even a glancing blow to our planet’s magnetic field from a powerful CME can trigger a geomagnetic storm, which can disrupt satellites, GPS navigation, and the power grid but can also spawn especially brilliant auroras.
Even if the study's assumptions are correct, geomagnetic storms only accounted for less than 3% of all strokes during the study’s timeframe.
Though the aurora borealis phenomenon usually doesn't occur outside the winter season, this isn't the first G3 geomagnetic storm to occur over the past few months.
The industry has also studied analogous space-weather effects on power systems, such as a geomagnetic storm in 1989 that knocked out power in Quebec.
The Earth's magnetic field usually guides them toward the North and South Poles, but a recent geomagnetic storm will trigger a much wider display than normal.
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