Aotearoa Summary. 6 June 2017 - 17 June 2017
Southwest of Kaikoura 4.1 6.42pm
Ward 4.0 4.11pm
Some Mag 4 activity last two days.
Solar quake driving conditions are low.
Pacific quakes are quiet.
Pacific volcanoes also Etna and Piton de la Fournaise are red hot.
A new quake and volcano period seems possible 21 June.
Northwest Arm Te Anau 4.1 5.06am.
Quakes are generally quiet with isolated Mag 4 activity.
Pacific quakes showed some Mag 5 activity, the Hawaii 5.3 was significant and another sign of underlying volcanic activity.
Kamchatka Peninsula now has four active volcanoes, Kliuchevskoi, Shiveluch, Ibu, Karymsky.
Italian vulcanologists have observed heightened activity at Stromboli in addition to Etna.
Solar conditions are quiet and seem likely to stay that way for another week at least
Rolleston 4.1 10.38pm
The late May Canterbury Plains mini quake swarm has been followed by a bigger quake.
Local quakes were otherwise quiet.
Pacific quakes were quiet.
Pacific volcanoes remain active.
Bogoslof and Sinabung had small eruptions.
East of Stratford 4.2 11.09am
Culverden 4.2 5.56pm
No forecast was offered for the period.
Isolated quakes just made it to Mag 4 early in the period and then another quick burst on 16 June.
The decision not to offer a forecast was possibly justified as conditions never really developed any strength but were slightly elevated.
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