A moderate solar flare measuring M2.2 erupted on 5th April. The event peaked at 17:48 UTC.
The source of this solar flare appears to be old Region 1695 located near the northeast limb. This region is just coming into Earth view. Earth side of the Sun was relatively calm for the last couple of days. The largest solar event yesterday was a C1 flare observed at 09:57 UTC from Region 1713.
NOAA SWPC forecasters estimated 10% chance for M-class event and 01% chance for an X-class event today.
(Image shows Solar Loop).