Kōrero: Earthquakes

GeoNet monitoring sites (1 o 3)

GeoNet monitoring sites

Seismic monitoring stations are used to accurately measure the location and magnitude of earthquakes. This photograph shows one of the more remote stations in the national seismic network – Thirsty Ridge, high in the mountains of South Westland. Jackson Bay is in the background. Technical Officer Dion Matheson is carrying out regular maintenance.

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GNS Science
Reference: GeoNet file photo

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Earthquakes - Living with earthquakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4418/geonet-monitoring-sites (accessed 29 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017