Aotearoa Summary. 20 December 2016

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Magnitude 6 risk areas are Upper Crooked River, Culverden, Kaikoura, East of Kaikoura, Seaward Kaikouras, Lower Clarence, Offshore Clarence, Waima River, Ward, Cape Campbell, south of Cape Kidnappers.
Magnitude 5 risk areas are Fiordland, Amberley, Mid Awatere Valley/Upcot Saddle, South of Wellington, Northern Cook Strait, Levin, Eketahuna, Porangahau, Dannevirke, Waipukurau, Wairoa, Gisborne, Urewera, Murupara.
Magnitude 4 risk areas are East Cape, Eastern Bay of Plenty, Rotorua.
Possibility for Mag 6 increasing with late arriving quake conditions.
Be careful.
Volcanoes quiet.

Culverden 4.0 6.08am
Seaward Kaikouras 4.3 8.35 pm
The late arriving conditions never arrived on 20 December.
Local and Pacific quakes were moderately quiet...given the size of quakes at present.
The wider 18-26 December period is forecasted to get much stronger next careful.
Local activity seems to be building on Volcanic Plateau and East Coast, fitting the Pacific trend to volcanoes.

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