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.
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:
Information on this magnitude 7.0 earthquake from the USGS:
|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|
|FE Region||Santa Cruz Islands (184)|