SARS-CoV-2 virus spreading in depending of the Earth’s magnetic field


  • M.I. Orlyuk Subbotin Institute of Geophysics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine
  • A.O. Romenets Subbotin Institute of Geophysics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine



Earth’s magnetic field, pandemic, COVID-19, Geomagnetic and Solar activity, virus


The paper presents the results of a study on the possible relationship between the spread of SARS-CoV-2 virus and the Earth’s magnetic field based on an analysis of digital data for 95 countries. Article is based on the statistic data of geomagnetic field and coronavirus disease parameters, which allows, in our opinion, to obtain reliable results of their interpretation, which are as follows:

The dependence of the spatial expansion of the SARS-CoV-2 virus on the value of modular values of the induction of the Earth’s main magnetic field BIGRF is established. The maximum number of diseases occurs in countries located in regions with reduced (25.0—30.0 mkT) and increased (48.0—55.0 nT) values.

The SARS-CoV-2 virus expansion of the dynamics of the geomagnetic field over the past 70 years dependence is established. Maximum diseases number refers to areas with maximum changes, in the direction of decrease (up to –6500 nT) and increase 2500 nT).

Comparison of SARS-CoV-2 disease expansion dynamics with Кр-geomagnetic field perturbation index — shows the practical absence of such connection. The ratio of the maximum daily growth of diseases to the minimums of external geomagnetic activity detected. This ratio may be due to the intensity of galactic cosmic radiation increase during this period.

The connection between the SARS-CoV-2 disease process dynamics and solar activity is shown, namely: the beginning of a pandemic is due to the superposition of minima of 11 (between 24 and 25) and 110 (120?) solar activity annual cycles. The increase of diseases number correlates well with the increase of the 25th cycle solar activity. The Spanish pandemic was characterized by a similar ratio, which arose about 110 years ago between 14—15 cycles and took place during the 15th cycle of solar activity growth phase.


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Orlyuk, M. ., & Romenets, A. . (2022). SARS-CoV-2 virus spreading in depending of the Earth’s magnetic field. Geofizicheskiy Zhurnal, 44(4), 74–94.