Our Geohazards

GeoNet monitors New Zealand's Geohazards in real time, providing data for emergency management and research. In this section of the website you will find information on those hazards.

Earthquake

Here you will find information on earthquakes, such as how they are recorded and located, as well as details of New Zealand's historical earthquakes.

Volcano

Here you will find information about the active and reawakening volcanoes of New Zealand, such as how we monitor them, and details of past eruptions.

Tsunami

Here you will find information about tsunami monitoring and historical tsunami that have effected New Zealand.

Landslide

Here you will find information about landslides, such as current monitoring projects and reports on past GeoNet landslide responses.


GeoNet is a collaboration between the Earthquake Commission and GNS Science.

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