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.

-30.0-20.0-10.00.0east (mm)20152016201720182019OHIN (Ohingaiti) -60.0-40.0-20.0east (mm)20152016201720182019TAKP (Takapari Road) -30.0-20.0-10.00.0east (mm)20152016201720182019GNBK (Greenbank) -40.0-20.00.0east (mm)20152016201720182019LEVN (Moutere No.3) -60.0-40.0-20.0east (mm)20152016201720182019KAPT (Kapiti) -30.0-20.0-10.00.0east (mm)20152016201720182019DURV (D'Urville) -40.0-20.00.020.040.0east (mm)20152016201720182019NLSN (Nelson)
Map of New Zealand.OHINTAKPGNBKLEVNKAPTDURVNLSN