There has been a lot of attention on the Hikurangi subduction zone – we want people to be aware of the fault and know its potential for future earthquakes and tsunamis
Following Tuesday’s one year anniversary of the M7.8 Kaikōura earthquake, our scientists have a few observations about how the aftershock behaviour of the M7.8 Kaikōura and the 2010 M7.1 Darfield (Canterbury) earthquakes compare.
Metadata web app., Magma, and our old network maps are being discontinued today, but never fear - updates are here!
The latest issue of our GeoNet News magazine has been released with all the science updates a year on from Kaikōura.
The shadow of the Kaikōura earthquake and tsunami has dominated our year here at GeoNet. I feel for the many people dealing with the consequences in the region of the earthquake, from Waiau all the way up the east coast to Seddon and Ward.
After autumn storms, a soggy winter brought even more landslides across New Zealand.
Last week we learnt a lesson about how we report the location of earthquakes. As a result, we are in the process of modifying the way our automated system reports an earthquake in the Bay of Plenty region.
A moderate earthquake swarm is now under way off shore Bay of Plenty
Late yesterday evening a sequence of small-moderate sized earthquakes occurred about 12-15 km northeast of White Island.
Follow Ben on a wee excursion out of the office to go and have a look at a couple of our network stations.