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)20142015201620172018OHIN (Ohingaiti) -50.0-40.0-30.0-20.0east (mm)20142015201620172018TAKP (Takapari Road) -20.0-10.00.0east (mm)20142015201620172018GNBK (Greenbank) -30.0-20.0-10.00.0east (mm)20142015201620172018LEVN (Moutere No.3) -60.0-40.0east (mm)20142015201620172018KAPT (Kapiti) -30.0-20.0-10.00.0east (mm)20142015201620172018DURV (D'Urville) -40.0-20.00.020.040.0east (mm)20142015201620172018NLSN (Nelson)
Map of New Zealand.OHINTAKPGNBKLEVNKAPTDURVNLSN