Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Struck 3 km SSE of Badenhausen, Germany on March 30, 1995 15:13:02

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 00:57:34

On March 30, 1995 15:13:02 an earthquake with magnitude of 3.0 on the richter scale hit 3 km SSE of Badenhausen, Germany. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 10.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 10.218° and latitude 51.736°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on March 30, 1995 15:13:02 had a magnitude of 3.0 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 Osterode am Harz in Lower Saxony, Germany, located 2 kilometers or 1 miles → E of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Badenhausen (Lower Saxony, Germany) located 3 km (2 mi) ↖ NW and Eisdorf am Harz (Lower Saxony, Germany) located 4 km (2 mi) ← W of the epicenter.

In total, we found 305 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
2 km (1 mi) → E Osterode am Harz Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
3 km (2 mi) ↖ NW Badenhausen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
4 km (2 mi) ← W Eisdorf am Harz Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
5 km (3 mi) ↖ NW Windhausen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) ↖ NW Gittelde Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
8 km (5 mi) ↓ S Wulften Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
8 km (5 mi) ↑ N Bad Grund Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
8 km (5 mi) ↘ SE Hörden Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
9 km (5 mi) ↘ SE Hattorf Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Katlenburg-Lindau Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↗ NE Clausthal-Zellerfeld Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (6 mi) ↑ N Wildemann Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Herzberg am Harz Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↓ S Bilshausen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (9 mi) ← W Kalefeld Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (8 mi) ↓ S Gieboldehausen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↙ SW Northeim Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↗ NE Altenau Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (11 mi) ↘ SE Rhumspringe Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Seesen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ↓ S Krebeck Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Hillerse Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↓ S Ebergötzen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↓ S Seeburg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Bad Gandersheim Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Obernfeld Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) → E Bad Lauterberg im Harz Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) → E Sankt Andreasberg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↓ S Seulingen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ← W Kreiensen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Nörten-Hardenberg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (14 mi) ↓ S Waake Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↑ N Langelsheim Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Landolfshausen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↑ N Goslar Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Duderstadt Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Moringen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ← W Einbeck Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Weißenborn-Lüderode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Bovenden Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (16 mi) → E Braunlage Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) → E Wieda Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) → E Bad Sachsa Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Lamspringe Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Bad Harzburg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↘ SE Brehme Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↑ N Lutter am Barenberge Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Göttingen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Teistungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ← W Freden Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Bischofferode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) → E Zorge Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Berlingerode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Bockenem Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (19 mi) ↑ N Alt Wallmoden Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) → E Walkenried Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Hundeshagen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ↑ N Vienenburg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Rosdorf Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Sehlem Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Großbodungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Liebenburg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) → E Ellrich Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Ilsenburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Stapelburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) → E Benneckenstein Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Adenstedt Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Drübeck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Worbis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Darlingerode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↑ N Schladen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Kirchworbis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Breitenworbis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Wingerode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Leinefelde-Worbis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Veckenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Gernrode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (24 mi) ↓ S Heilbad Heiligenstadt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Bleicherode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↗ NE Elbingerode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↓ S Gemeinde Friedland Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↓ S Friedland Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↗ NE Wernigerode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Uder Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Niederorschel Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Wasserleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Wipperdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Osterwieck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) → E Ilfeld Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Geisleden Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Hornburg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Rübeland Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↓ S Arenshausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) → E Niedersachswerfen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Langeln Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) → E Hasselfelde Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Deuna Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Heudeber Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Kleinwenden Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) → E Nordhausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Dingelstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Hüttenrode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Derenburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Sollstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) → E Wolkramshausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Witzenhausen Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Blankenburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) → E Kleinfurra Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Küllstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Anrode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Ströbeck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) → E Uthleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) → E Stolberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Menteroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Büttstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Großbartloff Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Bad Sooden-Allendorf Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Timmenrode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Huy-Neinstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Langenstein Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Effelder Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Urbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) → E Heringen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) → E Rottleberode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Thale Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ↓ S Geismar Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) → E Friedrichsbrunn Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Obermehler Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) → E Uftrungen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) → E Görsbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Westerhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Weddersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Neinstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Schernberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) → E Sondershausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Mühlhausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) → E Auleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Halberstadt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Bad Suderode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Katharinenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Ebeleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Wanfried Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Körner Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Harsleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (39 mi) → E Berga Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Schlotheim Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Eschwege Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Heyerode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) → E Gernrode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Quedlinburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Oberdorla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) → E Harzgerode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Niederdorla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Groß Quenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (41 mi) → E Kelbra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Rieder Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) → E Roßla Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Treffurt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Seebach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Langula Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Freienbessingen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Wegeleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Schwanebeck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Ditfurt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Altengottern Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) → E Bennungen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) → E Ballenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Großengottern Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Waldkappel Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Großenehrich Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Gröningen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Schönstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Mihla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) → E Wallhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Ifta Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Clingen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) → E Bad Frankenhausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Greußen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Creuzburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Bad Langensalza Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Sontra Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Oschersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Bad Tennstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Gangloffsömmern Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) → E Kindelbrück Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Krauthausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) → E Ringleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Cornberg Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) → E Oldisleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Herbsleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Herleshausen Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↓ S Nentershausen Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↓ S Lauchröden Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) → E Kannawurf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Straußfurt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Döllstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) → E Weißensee Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) → E Heldrungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Eisenach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Dachwig Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Haina Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Gebesee Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Sonneborn Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Gerstungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Haßleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Sömmerda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Bufleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Walschleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Witterda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Molschleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Riethnordhausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Mechterstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↓ S Marksuhl Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Thal Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↓ S Dankmarshausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↓ S Ronshausen Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Elxleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↓ S Dippach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) → E Kölleda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Gotha Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Friemar Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Ruhla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Hörselgau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Großrudestedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↓ S Heringen Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Schloßvippach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Waltershausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Tabarz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↓ S Friedewald Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Grabsleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↓ S Tiefenort Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Seebergen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Ernstroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Friedrichroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↓ S Philippsthal Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Steinbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↓ S Dorndorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Erfurt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (63 mi) ↓ S Vacha Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Schweina Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Bad Salzungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Bad Liebenstein Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Brotterode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↓ S Leimbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Wandersleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Neudietendorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Apfelstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↓ S Unterbreizbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Ingersleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Finsterbergen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Berlstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (65 mi) ↓ S Völkershausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Niederzimmern Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S Schenklengsfeld Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Georgenthal Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Immelborn Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Trusetal Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (65 mi) ↓ S Stadtlengsfeld Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Pappenheim Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Mönchenholzhausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Gräfenhain Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Breitungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Tambach-Dietharz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Ichtershausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Kirchheim Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
110 km (68 mi) ↓ S Buttlar Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Wölfis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Luisenthal Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Klettbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Fambach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Arnstadt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Crawinkel Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Wernshausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S Dermbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Schmalkalden Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) ↓ S Rasdorf Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) ↓ S Geisa Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Schwallungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Plaue Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↓ S Schleid Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
117 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Gräfenroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
117 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Breitenbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
118 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Steinbach-Hallenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Wasungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Geschwenda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Kranichfeld Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
120 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Behringen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
120 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Oberhof Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Barchfeld Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Geraberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Viernau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
122 km (76 mi) ↓ S Tann Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
122 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Stadtilm Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
122 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Elgersburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
123 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Zella-Mehlis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Benshausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
123 km (76 mi) ↓ S Kaltennordheim Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Ilmenau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Neuhaus Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Langewiesen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
130 km (81 mi) ↘ SE Stützerbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
132 km (82 mi) ↘ SE Gehren Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
133 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Rottenbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Königsee Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
139 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Sitzendorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 42 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
12 km (7 mi) → E Natural Gas Turbine #2 Gas 19.5 MW
23 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Nörten-Hardenberg B1 Solar 10.0 MW
27 km (16 mi) ← W Erzhausen Hydro 220.0 MW
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S HKW Göttingen Gas 18.8 MW
30 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Biomassekraftwerk Bischofferode Biomass 18.1 MW
30 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Biomass Generator #22 Biomass 53.5 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Leinefelde-Worbis Solar 8.0 MW
42 km (26 mi) → E Ilfeld Solar Power Plant Solar 5.6 MW
48 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Wendefurth Hydro 79.7 MW
50 km (31 mi) → E Nordhausen Solar Power Plant Solar 3.0 MW
58 km (36 mi) → E Sondershausen E1 Solar 4.1 MW
59 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Halberstadt I Solar 18.2 MW
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE M�hlhausen Solar Power Plant Solar 4.4 MW
62 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Halberstadt Solar Power Plant Solar 3.8 MW
63 km (39 mi) → E Berga Solar 12.0 MW
65 km (40 mi) → E Ro�la Solar Power Plant Solar 6.0 MW
69 km (43 mi) → E Göllingen Solar 5.4 MW
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Gro�engottern Solar Power Plant Solar 2.1 MW
75 km (46 mi) → E Wallhausen Solar Power Plant Solar 5.4 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Sontra Solar Power Plant Solar 1.1 MW
79 km (49 mi) → E Riethnordhausen Solar Power Plant Solar 7.3 MW
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Eisenach Solar Power Plant Solar 3.3 MW
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Hörselberg-Hainich Solar 4.5 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE HKW Wiesengrund Gas 22.1 MW
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Gerstungen Solar Power Plant Solar 3.8 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Bienstädt Solar 3.9 MW
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Gotha Solar Power Plant Solar 11.8 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↓ S Wintershall Gas 109.5 MW
98 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Grabsleben Solar Power Plant Solar 2.2 MW
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE HKW Erfurt-Ost Gas 109.1 MW
102 km (63 mi) ↓ S Dietlas Werke Solar 4.9 MW
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Hohenkirchen Solar 5.1 MW
103 km (64 mi) ↓ S Unterbreizbach Gas 33.6 MW
103 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Neudietendorf Solar 5.7 MW
104 km (64 mi) ↘ SE HKW Bad Salzungen Gas 9.7 MW
104 km (64 mi) ↓ S Hattorf Gas 52.3 MW
106 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Breitungen Solar Power Plant Solar 3.6 MW
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Nohra Solar 4.5 MW
112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Klettbach Solar Power Plant Solar 1.9 MW
122 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Viernau Solar Power Plant Solar 1.6 MW
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Restabfallbehandlungsanlage Waste 11.2 MW
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE HKW Bohrhügel Gas 13.5 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 5 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 3.0 earthquake that struck 3 km SSE of Badenhausen, Germany on March 30, 1995 15:13:02. These types were Biomass power plants, Solar power plants, Gas power plants, Waste power plants, Hydro 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.

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 3.0 Earthquake Struck 3 km SSE of Badenhausen, Germany on March 30, 1995 15:13:02
Date and Time
1995-03-30 15:13:02 (UTC)
Magnitude
3.0 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
10.0 km
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