Pacific Summary. 17 August 2016

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Quake activity may increase.
Magnitude 6+ risk areas are East of Hunter Island, Santa Cruz Islands, Guadalcanal, Banda Sea, Philippines, Eastern Honshu, Hokkaido, Aleutian Islands, Titicaca.
Volcanoes may become active. Santiaguito, Kliuchevskoi.

17 August. Eruptions of Kliuchevskoi, Santiaguito.
18 August. Bowen, Queensland 5.7
19 August. South Georgia Island 7.4
Quake conditions July/August have largely met the casual outlook made early July for quiet quake conditions...with the occasional big quake.
Bigger quakes, spaced apart are becoming the new normal and could continue this way for years as the sun progresses through its cycle.
Three big isolated Mag 7 Pacific quakes in August were the new forecasting challenge.
Bigger weather events, spaced apart are also becoming the new normal for weather.

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