On Feb 7, a sunspot on the Sun's surface erupted into a claw-like solar flare within 10 min of appearance.

While it did not result in a CME, a pulse of X-rays & extreme UV radiation caused a shortwave radio blackout across South Pacific.

Read: https://t.co/yUzgp9z6P3

🎥: SDO pic.twitter.com/KLIFlDuLuq

— The Weather Channel India (@weatherindia) February 9, 2023