As at April 13, 2019 the crater lake is about 13 metres below overflow, which is 2 metres lower than the peak level reached earlier this year in January.
We are recording another phase of high lake temperatures at Te Wai ā-moe (Crater Lake), Mt Ruapehu along with moderate levels of volcanic tremor. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at 1.
Scientists have been monitoring a slow-slip event that started in the last week off the east coast near Gisborne.
Early this morning, GeoNet began registering an earthquake swarm south-west of Kawerau in Bay of Plenty.
Our Data Management team have been working hard all summer to produce a series of tutorials that makes it even easier to explore our data.
Today is the 8th anniversary of the 2011 Christchurch Earthquake. Ken Gledhill was the Director of GeoNet at the time and shares some memories from the time and reflects on how GeoNet has been shaped by the quake.
GeoNet has registered 39 earthquakes clustered in an area of the Hauraki Gulf to the east of Whangarei since December 26, 2018. The largest of these quakes was a M4.1 on February 10, 2019.
Landslides are one of the geohazards that GeoNet monitors and last week our landslide team responded to a cliff collapse event at Cape Kidnappers that injured two people.
After last night's quake we thought we'd answer some of your questions about what happened and give an explanation for the multiple reported quakes.
GNS Science has opened the National Geohazards Monitoring Centre – powered by GeoNet.