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EIL Webmap

The EILD webmap (below) displays spatial data captured or derived from the project as it becomes available. Some data can be downloaded from the links provided

Currently the map has:

Earthquake-induced landslides (points only) generated by the M7.8 M 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake

Earthquake-induced forecast (probability) maps for 100-, 250-, 500- and 1000-year return period earthquake shaking for NZ.

Landslide Dams databse of NZ (points and polygons) including Dams and lakes formed behind them as well as the landsldie source and debris areas.

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  1. The Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS Science) has prepared this webmap using GNS-owned software called JsMapservice.
  2. GNS Science does not warrant or represent that the webmap or information displayed in or with it or the software behind it (Webmap) is accurate, complete or fit for any particular purpose. GNS Science shall not be liable to any person who uses or relies on the Webmap on any ground, for any loss, damage or expense arising from such use or reliance.
  3. You acknowledge and agree that the Webmap must not be used as a substitute for technical, scientific, legal or any other professional advice.
  4. By clicking the Agree button when entering the webmap you are deemed to have read and accepted the terms of this disclaimer by GNS Science.


Massey CI, Lukovic B, Huso R, Buxton R, Potter SH. 2021. Earthquake-induced landslide forecast tool for New Zealand: version 2.0. Lower Hutt (NZ): GNS Science. 77 p. (GNS Science report; 2018/08). doi:10.21420/G2TP9V.

Massey, C. Townsend, D. Rosser, B. Morgenstern, R. Jones, K. Lukovic, B. Davidson, J. (2021) "Version 2.0 of the landslide inventory for the Mw 7.8 14 November 2016, Kaikōura Earthquake", in V2.0 Landslide inventory for the Mw7.8 14 November 2016, Kaikōura Earthquake, New Zealand. DesignSafe-CI.

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