Slow Slip Watch

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



Hikurangi Margin slow slip events occur every 1-2 years at a shallow depth (<10km), and last for 2-6 weeks.

-5.00.05.010.0east (mm)01-Oct-1901-Jan-2001-Apr-2001-Jul-20CNST (Carnagh Station) 10.015.020.0east (mm)01-Oct-1901-Jan-2001-Apr-2001-Jul-20GISB (Gisborne) -5.00.05.0east (mm)01-Oct-1901-Jan-2001-Apr-2001-Jul-20KOKO (Kokohu) -20.0-10.00.0east (mm)01-Oct-1901-Jan-2001-Apr-2001-Jul-20MAHI (Mahia Peninsula) -40.0-35.0-30.0-25.0-20.0east (mm)01-Oct-1901-Jan-2001-Apr-2001-Jul-20CKID (Cape Kidnappers) -80.0-70.0-60.0east (mm)01-Oct-1901-Jan-2001-Apr-2001-Jul-20PAWA (Pawanui) -110.0-100.0-90.0east (mm)01-Oct-1901-Jan-2001-Apr-2001-Jul-20PORA (Porangahau)
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