Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.
Skip to main content

GeoNet New Zealand Earthquake Application

GeoNet earthquake application
Region: Pacific
Hazard Type: Earthquakes
DRM Phase: Risk Reduction
Organization: Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management, New Zealand

This Tool from New Zealand utilizes ICT for society's resilience and is associated with the keywords: Enhancing Risk Monitoring & WarningEnhancing Communication and Coordination

GeoNet Quake is a smartphone application available on Android and iOS operating systems that provides information and alerts with regard to earthquake hazard in New Zealand. The application is free of charge and notifications can be set based on location and intensity, magnitude and depth.

  • Provides a notification after a quake occurs.
  • Option to set multiple notifications based on location and intensity, or magnitude and depth.
  • Option to see recent earthquakes in a filterable list or map.
  • Option to share quake info through social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

In addition to the application, GeoNet provides RSS feeds on felt earthquakes and volcanic alerts. GeoNet also offers information on tsunamis and monitors tsunami activity in New Zealand.

Learn more & download app