Story: Earthquakes

GeoNet seismometer network (2nd of 3)

GeoNet seismometer network

This map shows the distribution of the main seismometers used to detect earthquakes around New Zealand. During periods of seismic activity, temporary stations are also set up to gather more information.

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How to cite this page:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Earthquakes - Living with earthquakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/4423/geonet-seismometer-network (accessed 3 June 2020)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017