Forecast for 22 June 2015 - 24 June 2015
Quake activity may increase. Mag 4+ risk areas are East Cape, Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Taumarunui, Taupo, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Fiordland. Mag 6+ risk areas are Fiji, Solomon Islands, Molucca Sea, Philippines, Japan, Sea of Okhotsk, Ionian Sea, Nepal. Possible Mag 7+ Pacific Rim. Indonesian and Japanese volcanoes may erupt. Shindake, Sakurajima, Hakone, Asama, Sinabung, Cotopaxi. NZ volcanoes quiet. A new forecast is likely to be posted for 25 June. Forecast maps on Facebook link. Update 22 June, 1200NZST. Strong quake driving conditions have set in. Fiji 6.0 USGS, North of White Island 4.8. Kahurangi, South Clarence Valley, North Canterbury, Fox Glacier, Wanaka, Glenorchy are now added to Mag 4+ risk areas. Kermadec Islands are now added to Mag 6+ risk areas. Updated map posted on Facebook link. Update. 22 June. 2300NZST. South of Mexico, California, New Zealand are now added to Mag 6+ risk areas.
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