13 March, 1989 Geomagnetic Storm

Thirty-five years ago, on March 13, 1989, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation National News reported “Early this morning six million people across Quebec woke up to darkness and disbelief…the entire province had been hit by a power failure." The people of Quebec were victims of what Dr David Boeteler, head of the Space Weather Group at Natural Resources Canada, called "the biggest geomagnetic storm of the Space Age."

Mar 13, 2024 | 16:39 | Lance Geiger

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