2019-05-20 14:36:04
Offline   Last 60 min: 189   Close (< 75 km): 0   Next update in: seconds
Last strike  08:00:11   Distance: 1701 km   Direction: 151°   Deviation: 3.8 km   Strength: 0.00 kA  
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The video are updated every hour 10 minutes past top of the hour.
Network stats
8342 Strikes
2250 (02:00 - 03:00) Max hour
479 Max trackers/strike
Own station stats
0 Strikes
0 (00:00 - 01:00) Max hour
999999 km Closest
0 km Farest
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Script by Henkka, nordicweather.net

General

Blitzortung.org is a private network of lightning tracker stations. They catch the electromagnetic signals of strikes. Together with the timestamp the position of a strike can be calculated out of the signals (TOA - time of arrival method). You will find more information on the main site of the project: www.blitzortung.org.

Precision

Accuracy is quite good and is sometimes lower than 1 kilometer. This is equal to commercial strike detection companies.

Participate

You have to build your own receiver (costs about 200 Euro). With that, you can participate in the network and you will get access to all strike data.