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Table 3 Largest substorm events of SME > 3000 nT since 1986

From: Extreme geomagnetic activities: a statistical study

Year Month Day Hour Min SME (nT) Notes (reference, etc.)
1986 2 8 20 40 3384  
1991 3 24 3 57 3377  
2000 7 15 14 30 3204  
2000 7 15 17 52 3245  
2001 11 24 6 48 3846  
2001 11 24 13 39 3635  
2003 5 29 19 11 3306  
2003 10 29 6 30 3244 Nakamura et al. (2015)
2003 10 29 19 45 3315  
2003 10 30 19 47 3929  
2004 7 27 12 37 3751  
2005 1 21 17 24 3709 Hajra and Tsurutani (2
2005 5 15 8 26 3269  
2017 9 8 0 4 3570