Slow Slip Watch

Keep an eye out for slow-slip events or "silent" earthquakes showing up on our GNSS instruments.



Manawatu-Kapiti slow slip events occur at 30-40km depth every 5 years, and last 1-2 years.

-10.00.0east (mm)20132014201520162017OHIN (Ohingaiti) -40.0-30.0-20.0east (mm)20132014201520162017TAKP (Takapari Road) -15.0-10.0-5.00.0east (mm)20132014201520162017GNBK (Greenbank) -30.0-20.0-10.00.0east (mm)20132014201520162017LEVN (Moutere No.3) -70.0-60.0-50.0-40.0-30.0east (mm)20132014201520162017KAPT (Kapiti) -30.0-20.0-10.00.0east (mm)20132014201520162017DURV (D'Urville) -20.00.020.040.0east (mm)20132014201520162017NLSN (Nelson)
Map of New Zealand.OHINTAKPGNBKLEVNKAPTDURVNLSN