7/18/2015 — Earthquake FORECAST HIT! Large M7.0 earthquake strikes West Pacific at Soloman Islands

Yesterday, an earthquake forecast was issued for Soloman islands.  The forecast called for a mid M6.0 to M7.0 earthquake to strike the area West of Fiji at the Soloman Sea / Soloman islands.

Today, a full day AFTER the forecast was issued, now a M7.0 earthquake strikes inside the area warned for movement, directly at the Soloman Islands / Soloman sea.

7.0 earthquake soloman islands july 18 2015
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Here is the earthquake forecast issued yesterday (July 16, 2015) calling for movement to hit Soloman Islands.

Specifically talking about Fiji / Soloman islands at about 33 minutes into this video below:

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Information on this magnitude 7.0 earthquake from the USGS:

Magnitude 7.0 mww
Location/uncertainty 10.444°S 165.172°E± 7.8 km
Depth/uncertainty 10.0 km± 1.7
Origin Time 2015-07-18 02:27:33.570 UTC
Number of Stations
Number of Phases 134
Minimum Distance 583.53 km (5.24°)
Travel Time Residual 1.24 sec
Azimuthal Gap 26°
FE Region Santa Cruz Islands (184)

 

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