JAPAN Earthquake, March 11th, 2011: ground displacements

Using the GPS data collected in two stations of the International GNSS Service (IGS), we computed the displacements of these stations due to the Earthquake. The stations are located in Mizusawa and Tsukuba at 140 km and 300 km far from the epicenter. The displacements are computed using kinematic Precise Point Positioning, with the software Atomium developed at the Royal [...]

Solar Flare Observed

NOAA AR 1158 has produced an X2.2 flare peaking at 01:56 UT, associated with an Earth directed CME. Furthermore, an M2.2 flare (from the same AR) peaking at 17:26 UT on February 14 had also an associated Earth directed CME. They are expected to arrive to the Earth around February 17. [...]