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.

-400.0-300.0-200.0-100.00.0east (mm)20162017201820192020OHIN (Ohingaiti) -400.0-300.0-200.0-100.0east (mm)20162017201820192020TAKP (Takapari Road) -400.0-300.0-200.0-100.00.0east (mm)20162017201820192020GNBK (Greenbank) -60.0-40.0-20.00.0east (mm)20162017201820192020LEVN (Moutere No.3) -60.0-40.0east (mm)20162017201820192020KAPT (Kapiti) -30.0-20.0-10.00.0east (mm)20162017201820192020DURV (D'Urville) -40.0-20.00.020.040.0east (mm)20162017201820192020NLSN (Nelson)
Map of New Zealand.OHINTAKPGNBKLEVNKAPTDURVNLSN