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.

-20.0-10.00.0east (mm)01-Sep-2001-Dec-2001-Mar-2101-Jun-21CNST (Carnagh Station) 0.010.020.0east (mm)01-Sep-2001-Dec-2001-Mar-2101-Jun-21GISB (Gisborne) -10.00.0east (mm)01-Sep-2001-Dec-2001-Mar-2101-Jun-21KOKO (Kokohu) -30.0-20.0-10.00.0east (mm)01-Sep-2001-Dec-2001-Mar-2101-Jun-21MAHI (Mahia Peninsula) -45.0-40.0-35.0-30.0east (mm)01-Sep-2001-Dec-2001-Mar-2101-Jun-21CKID (Cape Kidnappers) -80.0-70.0-60.0east (mm)01-Sep-2001-Dec-2001-Mar-2101-Jun-21PAWA (Pawanui) -120.0-110.0-100.0east (mm)01-Sep-2001-Dec-2001-Mar-2101-Jun-21PORA (Porangahau)
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