Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Struck 3 km NNE of Adiós, Spain on April 20, 2013 15:18:22

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:50:36

On April 20, 2013 15:18:22 an earthquake with magnitude of 4.3 on the richter scale hit 3 km NNE of Adiós, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 0.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -1.712° and latitude 42.713°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on April 20, 2013 15:18:22 had a magnitude of 4.3 on the richter scale. Which is considered to be a minor earthquake and is often felt but causes little to no damage.

Shallow earthquakes are considered between 0 and 70 km deep, while intermediate earthquakes range from 70 - 300 km deep and deep earthquakes are between 300 - 700 km deep.

Are shallow earthquakes more destructive?

Shallow quakes generally tend to be more damaging than deeper quakes. Seismic waves from deep quakes have to travel farther to the surface, losing energy along the way.

Nearby Cities and Towns

The nearest significant population center is Adiós in Navarra, Spain, located 3 kilometers or 2 miles ↓ S of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Uterga (Navarra, Spain) located 3 km (2 mi) ↙ SW and Legarda (Navarra, Spain) located 4 km (2 mi) ↙ SW of the epicenter.

In total, we found 343 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
3 km (2 mi) ↓ S Adiós Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
3 km (2 mi) ↙ SW Uterga Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
4 km (2 mi) ↙ SW Legarda Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
4 km (3 mi) ↓ S Enériz Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
5 km (3 mi) ↗ NE Beriáin Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
5 km (3 mi) ↙ SW Muruzábal Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
5 km (3 mi) ↑ N Galar Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
6 km (3 mi) ↓ S Añorbe Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
6 km (3 mi) ↘ SE Tirapu Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
6 km (4 mi) ↙ SW Obanos Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↑ N Cizur Mayor Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
9 km (5 mi) ↙ SW Puente la Reina Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
9 km (6 mi) → E Unzué Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↑ N Barañáin Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Artazu Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ← W Belascoáin Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) ↑ N Ermitagaña Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) ← W Echarri Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) ↑ N Iturrama Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Olóriz Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↗ NE Elorz Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↑ N Primer Ensanche Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↑ N Segundo Ensanche Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↑ N Pamplona Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ← W Ciriza Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↑ N Orkoien Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↙ SW Mañeru Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N Provincia de Navarra Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ← W Guirguillano Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↘ SE Garínoain Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↙ SW Mendigorría Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↘ SE Barásoain Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N Berriozar Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) ↑ N Burlata Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) ↑ N Sarriguren Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) ↓ S Artajona Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↘ SE Orísoain Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Oltza Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↑ N Berriobeiti Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↙ SW Cirauqui Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↑ N Atarrabia Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↑ N Huarte-Uharte Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) → E Monreal Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (9 mi) ← W Salinas de Oro Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ↘ SE Pueyo Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↙ SW Yerri Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Tafalla Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↓ S Larraga Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ← W Goñi Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↓ S Berbinzana Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Lizoáin Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Oteiza Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Villatuerta Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) → E Lerga Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (14 mi) ← W Lezáun Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↘ SE San Martín de Unx Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) → E Eslava Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Estella-Lizarra Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Olite Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Ayegui Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) → E Leache Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Morentin Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (16 mi) ↓ S Miranda de Arga Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Dicastillo Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Arellano Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Beire Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Ujué Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Allo Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Irañeta Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↙ SW Igúzquiza Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Gallipienzo Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Villamayor de Monjardín Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Lerín Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Pitillas Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ← W Arruazu Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Arróniz Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ← W Arbizu Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Metauten Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Abáigar Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Falces Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ← W Echarri-Aranaz Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Murieta Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Olejua Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ← W Bakaiku Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Etayo Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Andosilla Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Oco Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Legaria Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ← W Iturmendi Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Santacara Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Ancín Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Sesma Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ← W Eulate Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Murillo el Fruto Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Piedramillera Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Mélida Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Caparroso Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Betelu Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S Cárcar Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Saldías Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Los Arcos Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ← W Altsasu Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Peralta Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Sorlada Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ← W Aranarache Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Marcilla Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ← W Olazagutía Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Carcastillo Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Lodosa Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Funes Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Areso Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↓ S San Adrián Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ← W Larraona Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Zubieta Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Ituren Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Sartaguda Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↑ N Doneztebe Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Nazar Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Alcanadre La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Elgorriaga Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Mirafuentes Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Desojo Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S Villafranca Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Amezketa Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Sansol Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S Azagra Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Zúñiga Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Orexa Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Calahorra La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Armañanzas Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Lazagurría Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Torres del Río Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (31 mi) ← W Ataun Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Mendavia Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Lizartza Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Espronceda Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Gaztelu Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S Pradejón La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Bargota Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Milagro Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Orendain Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Baliarrain Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Goizueta Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ← W Idiazabal Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Azuelo Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Arrúbal La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Ordizia Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Arama Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Leaburu Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ← W Olaberria Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Legorreta Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Rincón de Soto La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ← W Segura Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ← W Beasain Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Berrobi Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Agoncillo La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Aras Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Cadreita Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Tolosa Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Aldeanueva de Ebro La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Genevilla Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Ausejo La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ← W Zegama Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N Igantzi Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Aguilar de Codés Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Tudelilla La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Arano Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ← W Mutiloa Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Hernialde Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ← W Ormaiztegi Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Albiztur Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Cabredo Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Valtierra Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Anoeta Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Corera La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Irura Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Villabona Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Galilea La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Marañón Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Autol La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Quel La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Alkiza Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Bergasa La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Larraul Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Aduna Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Zizurkil Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Murillo de Río Leza La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Andoain Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Beizama Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Asteasu Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Arnedo La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Lapoblación Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Zugarramurdi Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Bergasillas Bajera La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Ocón La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Bera Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Urnieta Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ← W Zumarraga Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Provincia de La Rioja La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Lagunilla del Jubera La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Hernani Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Logroño La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Villamediana de Iregua La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Herce La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Astigarraga Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↑ N Sare Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
67 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Usurbil Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ← W Oñati Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Alberite La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Aia Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Errenteria Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Robres del Castillo La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Santa Eulalia Bajera La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (42 mi) ← W Antzuola Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Lardero La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Irun Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Azpeitia Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Lezo Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Arnedillo La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N Ascain Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Pasaia Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Orio Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Lagrán Araba 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Clavijo La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Leza de Río Leza La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Azkoitia Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↑ N Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
72 km (45 mi) ↑ N Espelette Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
72 km (45 mi) ← W Bergara Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↑ N Urrugne Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
72 km (45 mi) ↑ N Souraïde Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Hendaye Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Hondarribia Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Zestoa Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ← W Aretxabaleta Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Aizarnazabal Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Albelda de Iregua La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Zarautz Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Laguardia Araba 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↙ SW Fuenmayor La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↙ SW Lapuebla de Labarca Araba 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Ciboure Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ← W Eskoriatza Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↑ N Saint-Jean-de-Luz Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S Munilla La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↙ SW Soto en Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Larressore Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Entrena La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ← W Leintz-Gatzaga Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Getaria Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Nalda La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Ahetze Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
77 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Leza Araba 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Navaridas Araba 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Elciego Araba 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Zumaia Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Terroba La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Medrano La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N Ustaritz Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Sorzano La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Sojuela La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ← W Elgoibar Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Hornos de Moncalvillo La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Guéthary Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
80 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Cenicero La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Samaniego Araba 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Viguera La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Hornillos de Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Arbonne Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
81 km (50 mi) ← W Eibar Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ← W Elorrio Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Arcangues Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Bidart Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Mendaro Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Bassussarry Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Ventosa La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Torremontalbo La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW San Román de Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Ábalos La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Deba Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ← W Zaldibar Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Villefranque Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
83 km (51 mi) ← W Ermua Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↙ SW Torre en Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↙ SW Jalón de Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Mutriku Gipuzkoa 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ← W Berriz Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Anglet Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
86 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Rabanera La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Uruñuela La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Huércanos La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Santa Coloma La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Muro en Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Manjarrés La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Biarritz Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Mouguerre Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW Alesón La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW San Vicente de la Sonsierra La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW Cabezón de Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ← W Markina-Xemein Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↙ SW Hormilleja La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↙ SW Arenzana de Arriba La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Ondarroa Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↙ SW San Asensio La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↑ N Bayonne Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
89 km (55 mi) ↙ SW Nájera La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ← W Izurtza Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↙ SW Briones La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↙ SW Tricio La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Berriatua Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ← W Durango Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↙ SW Arenzana de Abajo La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ← W Mañaria Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↙ SW Torrecilla en Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↙ SW Almarza de Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Boucau Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
92 km (57 mi) ↙ SW Pinillos La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↙ SW Hormilla La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↙ SW Ledesma de la Cogolla La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Tarnos Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Amoroto Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↙ SW Pedroso La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ← W Zeanuri Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↙ SW Cárdenas La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↙ SW Azofra La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Mendexa Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ← W Aulesti Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↙ SW Nieva de Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↙ SW Baños de Río Tobía La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Lekeitio Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↙ SW Bobadilla La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↙ SW Badarán La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N Ondres Nouvelle-Aquitaine 🇫🇷 France
99 km (61 mi) ↙ SW Anguiano La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↙ SW Matute La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Ea Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ← W Gernika-Lumo Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ← W Forua Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ← W Errigoiti Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Ibarrangelu Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ← W Mundaka Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ← W Bermeo Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ← W Bakio Bizkaia 🇪🇸 Spain

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 26 utility-scale power plants in the vecinity of the earthquakes epicenter. Ranging form closest to furtherst, one of these is a neaclear power plant.

Distance Direction Power Plant Type Capacity
4 km (2 mi) ↖ NW P. E. EL PERDON Wind 20.0 MW
6 km (4 mi) ↗ NE P. E. ALAIZ Y AMPLIACION Wind 26.4 MW
9 km (6 mi) → E P.E. ECHAGUE Wind 23.1 MW
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S P. E. VEDADILLO Wind 49.5 MW
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S GUASCOR Gas 13.5 MW
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Villafranca Solar 7.8 MW
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Villafranca II Solar 4.1 MW
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Bardenas Solar 10.1 MW
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Lazagurría Solar 4.0 MW
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Mendavia Solar 4.0 MW
54 km (34 mi) ↙ SW ARRUBAL GRUPO 1 Gas 784.7 MW
54 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Arbante Solar 8.8 MW
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Arnedo Solar 30.0 MW
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW PAPELERA GUIPUZCOANA Gas 79.918 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S P. E. ESCURRILLO Wind 49.5 MW
72 km (45 mi) ↑ N Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle Biomass 1.119 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S P.E. LARRIBA - HORNILLOS (2 FASE 31/5/05) Wind 32.0 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Fuenmayor Solar 9.9 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S P.E. MUNILLA-LASANTA Wind 46.0 MW
79 km (49 mi) ← W NEUMATICOS MICHELIN-VITORIA Gas 47.0 MW
86 km (53 mi) ← W P.E. ELGEA-URKILLA Wind 32.3 MW
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Anglet Solar 2.57113 MW
88 km (55 mi) ↑ N Bayonne Biomass 3.567 MW
92 km (57 mi) ← W PARQUE EOLICO SIERRA ELGEA Wind 26.97 MW
94 km (58 mi) ← W BARAZAR 1 Hydro 82.7 MW
102 km (63 mi) ← W AMOREBIETA Gas 786.42 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 5 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 4.3 earthquake that struck 3 km NNE of Adiós, Spain on April 20, 2013 15:18:22. These types were Solar power plants, Wind power plants, Hydro power plants, Biomass power plants, Gas power plants, below you find information how each type of power plant can pose a risk to you as a person or the ecosytem around you.

None of this information should be used as guidence in an event of an emergency, but rather as additional references to information provided by national, state and local authorities.

Hydropower

Hydropower plants are generally considered as safe in many aspects, but when it comes to severe earthquakes they pose a substantial risk that can manifest in the form of dam faliours, landslides and grave impacts on surrounding ecosystems.

Dam Failure

The most significant risk is the potential failure of the dam that holds the water reservoir. Severe ground shaking can damage or breach the dam, leading to downstream flooding and as a result endangering people and wildlife living downstream. Such an event can also have severe impact on key infrastructure that cascades through society.

Landslides

Earthquakes can trigger landslides in the areas surrounding hydropower plants, potentially damaging infrastructure and causing harm to nearby communities.

Damage to Aquatic Ecosystems

Both landslide and dam failures can have a severe impact on upstream and downstream aquatic wildlife, ecosystem and groundwater, resulting in longterm risks for people and industires living and operating in areas near the water supply.

To mitigate these risks, engineering and construction standards for hydropower plants often include earthquake-resistant designs. These designs incorporate measures such as flexible foundations, strengthened dam structures, and advanced monitoring systems to detect early signs of stress. Additionally, emergency plans and evacuation procedures should be in place to protect personnel and downstream communities in the event of a severe earthquake.

Gas Power

Gas power plants can pose significant risks to people and the environment in their vicinity during earthquakes.

Gas Leaks and Fires

Gas power plants rely on natural gas, which can leak from pipelines and equipment when damaged by seismic activity. These leaks can lead to fires and explosions, endangering people in the plant's vicinity.

Impact on Air Quality

Gas power plants emit pollutants, and fires caused by gas leaks during an earthquake can release harmful substances into the air. This can pose health risks to nearby residents.

Environmental Impact

Gas leaks can also harm the local environment, potentially contaminating soil and water sources.

To mitigate these risks, most modern gas power plants have robust safety measures in place, including gas leak detection systems, emergency response plans, and communication protocols to alert nearby communities in case of an incident. Additionally, local authorities should conduct risk assessments and ensure that emergency services are well-prepared to respond to potential hazards posed by gas power plants during earthquakes.

Solar Power

Solar power plants generally pose fewer risks compared to conventional power plants that use fossil fuels or nuclear energy. However, they are not without their own set of potential risks and challenges. Below you can find some of the risks associated with solar power plants in an event of a severe earthquake.

Environmental Impact

The production of solar panels involves the use of various materials, including rare metals and chemicals. Severe earthquakes could potentially introduce these into the ecosystems of their location.

Fire Risk

Although the solar panels themselves are not typically a fire hazard, electrical components like inverters and batterises that store the electricity can pose a risk. Electrical malfunctions or faults can lead to fires, especially in poorly maintained systems in an event of a severe earthquake, and thus pose a longterm risk for the local ecosystem.

Overall, the mitigation of risks associated with utility-scale solar power plants involves a combination of technological advancements, sustainable practices, regulatory adherence, and ongoing monitoring and maintenance.

Wind Power

In the event of a severe earthquake, wind power plants typically pose lower risks to people and ecosystems compared to some other types of power generation, such as nuclear or fossil fuel power plants. Below you'll find potential risks to still consider.

Turbine Collapse

The most significant risk to people is the potential collapse of wind turbine towers during a severe earthquake. If a wind turbine were to collapse, it could cause injury or loss of life to anyone in the vicinity.

Wildlife Impact

Wind turbines can pose a risk to local wildlife. In the event of an earthquake, there could be concerns about the displacement or injury of wildlife in the vicinity of the turbines or wild fires resulting from internal malfunction of turbines.

While wind power plants do have risks associated with earthquakes, they are generally considered to be a lower-risk energy source in terms of environmental and safety concerns when compared to certain other forms of power generation. Proper planning, engineering, and maintenance practices help mitigate these risks and ensure the safe operation of wind power plants during earthquakes.

Biomass Power

Biomass power plants, which generate electricity by burning organic materials like wood, agricultural residues, or waste, can pose certain risks during earthquakes. While biomass power plants are generally considered less hazardous than some other types of power generation facilities, yet there are still potential risks to be aware of.

Fire Risk

One of the primary risks associated with biomass power plants during earthquakes is the potential for fires. The shaking during an earthquake can damage electrical systems, equipment, and fuel storage, which may lead to electrical faults and fires.

Fuel Handling

Earthquakes can disrupt the fuel handling systems in a biomass plant, potentially causing spills or accidents related to the storage and transportation of biomass feedstock.

It's important to note that the specific risks associated with biomass power plants can vary based on factors such as plant size, location, and design. The biomass power industry prioritizes safety and works closely with regulatory authorities to ensure that biomass energy is generated with minimal risk to people and the environment, even in earthquake-prone regions.

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.

Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Struck 3 km NNE of Adiós, Spain on April 20, 2013 15:18:22
Date and Time
2013-04-20 15:18:22 (UTC)
Magnitude
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