Pacific Summary. 23 December 2016 - 24 December 2016

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Magnitude 6+ risk areas are New Zealand, Kermadec Islands, Tonga, Santa Cruz Islands, Northern Vanuatu, Makira, New Ireland, Southern Philippines, Sumatra, Eastern Honshu, Colombia, Ecuador/Pedernales District, Coastal Southern Peru, North of Valparaiso, Southern Greece.
Possibility Mag 7 Pacific. South America=higher risk.
Volcanic activity may increase.
Bogoslof, Kliuchevskoi, Shiveluch, Sinabung, Fuego, Colima, South Sandwich Islands.
Strong quake driving conditions may persist until 26 December.
Solar conditions seem to have elements of quakes and eruptions.

Update. 23 December 11.00am
Pacific quakes were quiet overnight.
France, Germany, Switzerland have received Mag 3 activity today.
Crete is added to the Southern Greece Mag 6 risk area.
Solar quake driving conditions are on a building trend so Pacific quakes seem likely.

Update 24 December. 12.30am
23 December. Eruptions Bogolslov, Kliuchevskoi.
The forecast period is extended to 24 December.
Pacific quakes were ominously quiet 23 December.
Big action seems just around the corner.
Aleutian Island volcano Bogoslov erupted just an hour before the forecast for an eruption there was posted. Delays in notifications due to the remoteness of many volcanoes can lead to forecasts being made after the eruption.
Strong quake and volcanic signals for the Pacific.

Pacific quakes are ominously quiet for another day.
Volcanoes are relatively quiet.
The period seems to have elements of both quakes and volcanoes.

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