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.

-40.0-20.00.0east (mm)20172018201920202021OHIN (Ohingaiti) -80.0-60.0-40.0-20.0east (mm)20172018201920202021TAKP (Takapari Road) -40.0-20.00.0east (mm)20172018201920202021GNBK (Greenbank) -80.0-60.0-40.0-20.0east (mm)20172018201920202021LEVN (Moutere No.3) -80.0-60.0-40.0east (mm)20172018201920202021KAPT (Kapiti) -30.0-20.0-10.00.010.0east (mm)20172018201920202021DURV (D'Urville) -40.0-20.00.020.040.0east (mm)20172018201920202021NLSN (Nelson)
Map of New Zealand.OHINTAKPGNBKLEVNKAPTDURVNLSN