ORSNET - Oceania Regional Seismic Network

our seismic network

Welcome to the ORSNET portal, here you could find all the necessaries information about the seismic regional network owned and managed by south pacific countries


Find the live information of the ORSNET network with the current status of the regional seismic network

ORSNET Members

Who are the countries of this regional organisation ?

News & Events

Find all the last information on ORSNET members countries and about the regional network institution

Purposes and goals of ORSNET

Hazards Monitoring Data sharing Risk Mitigation

No warning or alert are disseminated through this website. This is National Emergency Operating Center responsability to manage warning dissemination. This portal is for informative purpose only.

Find out agencies in charge of regional warning dissemination below

A shared network of more than 50 seismic stations

Owned by south pacific countries

The Oceania Regional Seismic Network

The ORSNET Members

Independent State of Papua New Guinea

With the support of Department of Mineral Policy and Geohazard Management

Republic of Fiji

With the support of Fiji Mineral Resource Department

Independent State of Samoa

With the support of the Samoa Meteorological Division

Solomon Islands

With the support of Solomon Isl. Geological Survey Division, the Solomon Isl. Meteorological Services and the Solomon Isl. ICT Department

New Caledonia

With the support of Institut pour la Recherche et le Développement

Republic of Vanuatu

With the support of Vanuatu Meteorological and Geohazards Department

Kingdom of Tonga

With the support of Tonga Geological Services and Tonga Meteorological Services

News & Events

Follow the last news on ORSNET

STAR Conference 2023

Second Circular and Call For Papers and Registrations The STAR Steering Committee is pleased to confirm that STAR 2023 will have the theme of:“The Risks to the Pacific Region from the Development of Infrastructure”As with previous years, issues on any topic related to the overall conference theme or the Pacific region in general will also…

7th Meeting of Oceania Regional Seismic Network (ORSNET), and 7th Session of the PTWS Working Group 2: Task team Seismic Data Sharing in the Southwest Pacific

The 7th Annual Meeting of Oceania Regional Seismic Network (ORSNET) meet this week in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, to discuss the regional seismic network and how it can be further strengthened to improve early warning and preparedness. The Pacific Island countries who participated in the meeting include Fiji, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon…

ORSNET Stakeholders

The Pacific Community

The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation supporting development in the Pacific region. This website has been developed with the support of the Pacific Resilience Project (PREP), funded by the World Bank.

Contact: Fiji MRD PNG DPMGM Samoa SMS Solomon Islands GSD Tonga TGS Vanuatu VMGD

Fiji Mineral RESOURCES Department

Private Mail Bag, GPO Suva
Suva, Fiji

Vanuatu MET. & Geohazards Department

Private Mail Bag 9054
Port-Vila, Vanuatu

Tonga Geological Services

Natural Resources Division
Ministry of Lands & Natural Resources
P.O. Box 5
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Phone: 7401327

Solomons Islands Geological Services

Geological Survey Division
Ministry of Mines, Energy & Rural Electrification
Honiara, Solomon Islands
Phone: +677 7998639

Samoa Meteorological Services

Geohazards Section
Samoa Meteorological Division
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Mulinu’u Rd
Apia, Samoa
Phone: +685 7761605

Papua New Guinea PMGO / RVO

Department of Mineral Policy & Geohazard Management (DMPGM)
121 National Capital District
Port Moresby , Papua New Guinea
Phone: +675 321 4634