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.

-10.00.010.0east (mm)01-Apr-1901-Jul-1901-Oct-1901-Jan-20CNST (Carnagh Station) 10.015.020.025.0east (mm)01-Apr-1901-Jul-1901-Oct-1901-Jan-20GISB (Gisborne) -10.00.010.0east (mm)01-Apr-1901-Jul-1901-Oct-1901-Jan-20KOKO (Kokohu) -30.0-20.0-10.00.010.0east (mm)01-Apr-1901-Jul-1901-Oct-1901-Jan-20MAHI (Mahia Peninsula) -40.0-30.0-20.0east (mm)01-Apr-1901-Jul-1901-Oct-1901-Jan-20CKID (Cape Kidnappers) -70.0-60.0-50.0east (mm)01-Apr-1901-Jul-1901-Oct-1901-Jan-20PAWA (Pawanui) -100.0-90.0-80.0east (mm)01-Apr-1901-Jul-1901-Oct-1901-Jan-20PORA (Porangahau)
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