Active Region 1515 (AR 1515) with an expanse of 100,000 kilometers, produced dozen M-Class solar flares in little over week (slideshow). On July 6th, as anticipated, a X-1 class flare erupted from Sun (video). Most recent flare, is luckily, not expected to hit Earth. Huffington Post reports flares triggered moderate radio blackouts. Thanks goes to Universe Today for the link.