What's Shaking, NZ?

What's Shaking, NZ?


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What's Shaking, NZ? uses the Geonet datafeed to monitor earthquakes around New Zealand, bringing you the latest information on your Android phone.

Wondering where that latest earthquake was centered? Check it out in the quake view - zoom right in to see the epicenter, anywhere in NZ.

Overseas and want to know when a quake hits back home? Use the included notification service to alert you when any earthquake over a given magnitude hits.

Features include:
- Notifications/alerts for new quakes
- Map overview of quakes around the country
- List of all the latest earthquakes
- Detailed view of a specific quake
- No ads!

Recently changed in this version

- Added tablet support
- Added landscape support
- Added a message explaining what an earthquakes 'status' means
- Added an option to only notify about 'reviewed' quakes (turned on by default)
- Updated UI with Roboto font and better spacing for list items
- Updated earthquake map markers to have a gradual colour change, rather than the red & blue from before
- Upgraded to Google Maps v2
- Fixed a bug where notifications would sometimes show up even when disabled

Comments and ratings for What's Shaking, NZ?
  • (50 stars)

    by Grant Yockney on 11/04/2014

    Unfortunately not a patch on the Geonet app - unacceptable time delay, even turning off the review function - misses many quakes within range - has strange descriptions of locations which dont tally with Geonet site.....

  • (50 stars)

    by Drew Hamblyn on 27/11/2013

    Awesome earthquake app, easy to use and navigate. Sits on my home screen and notifies me when one happens.

  • (50 stars)

    by Tomas Hedman on 16/08/2013

    Don't know where this app gets its data from. It reported a non existing 6.5 quake in Hamilton 6 months ago. Not a single quake reported the last month has any similarly wirh those reported by Geonet!

  • (50 stars)

    by Dave Jacobsen on 16/08/2013

    Just wish it would remember your zoom level.

  • (50 stars)

    by Sam Douglas on 07/12/2012

    Uncluttered interface and just works. Well played.