Aotearoa Summary. 9 September 2017
Magnitude 4 risk areas are Cascade River, Rolleston, South of Wellington, Upper Hutt, Atiwhakatu Stream, Eketahuna, Dannevirke, Waipukurau, South Taranaki, Taumarunui, Taupo, Rotorua, Whakatane, Opotiki, East Cape.
Solar quake driving conditions are very high and likely to remain until a new peak late 11 September.
Local weather is very disturbed and likely to continue on 9 September.
North of Milford Sound 4.5 1.09am
Nelson 3.9 3.19pm
Quakes fell away after the 8 September solar shock and Mexico 8.1.
The forecast outlook for very high steady solar conditions was a mistake.
Solar conditions went calm after the shock along with quakes.
Difficult forecasting conditions timing the shock arrivals off the flaring sunspot AR12673.
The 6 September X9, X1 and string of M Class X-ray flares from AR12673 was substantial.
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