Magnitude 2.2 Earthquake Struck 3 km NE of Saara, Germany on June 28, 1998 11:18:30

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:05:27

On June 28, 1998 11:18:30 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.2 on the richter scale hit 3 km NE of Saara, Germany. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 10.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 12.452° and latitude 50.955°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on June 28, 1998 11:18:30 had a magnitude of 2.2 on the richter scale.

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 Nobitz in Thuringia, Germany, located 3 kilometers or 2 miles ↗ NE of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Altenburg (Thuringia, Germany) located 3 km (2 mi) ↖ NW and Saara (Thuringia, Germany) located 3 km (2 mi) ↓ S of the epicenter.

In total, we found 375 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
3 km (2 mi) ↗ NE Nobitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
3 km (2 mi) ↖ NW Altenburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
3 km (2 mi) ↓ S Saara Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
6 km (4 mi) ↑ N Windischleuba Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) ↙ SW Altkirchen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) ↓ S Gößnitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
9 km (5 mi) ↙ SW Schmölln Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
9 km (6 mi) ↘ SE Oberwiera Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
9 km (5 mi) ↖ NW Rositz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↘ SE Schönberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Pfaffroda Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (6 mi) ↓ S Ponitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ← W Kriebitzsch Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Meerane Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (8 mi) ↖ NW Wintersdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N Frohburg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) → E Waldenburg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Regis-Breitingen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (8 mi) ↘ SE Remse Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (9 mi) ← W Meuselwitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (9 mi) ↙ SW Löbichau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ← W Kayna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↙ SW Nöbdenitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↘ SE Dennheritz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↘ SE Glauchau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (9 mi) ↓ S Crimmitschau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) → E Callenberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Deutzen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ↙ SW Pölzig Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Lucka Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ↙ SW Großenstein Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (11 mi) ↑ N Borna Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Lobstädt Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Brahmenau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Neukieritzsch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↓ S Hartmannsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Ronneburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Sankt Egidien Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Langenbernsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Weißenborn Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ← W Zeitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Seelingstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Werdau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Mülsen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↑ N Kitzscher Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Zwickau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Lichtenstein Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Groitzsch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↑ N Bad Lausick Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↓ S Leubnitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↑ N Espenhain Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Elstertrebnitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Böhlen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Gera Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Rötha Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Pegau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ← W Kretzschau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ← W Theißen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Fraureuth Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Lichtentanne Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↑ N Otterwisch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Teichwolframsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Reinsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Wünschendorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ← W Wetterzeube Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↓ S Berga Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Zwenkau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ← W Deuben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ← W Droyßig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↑ N Belgershain Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Wilkau-Haßlau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↙ SW Bad Köstritz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Neumark Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Kitzen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ← W Hohenmölsen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Wildenfels Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Mohlsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Großpösna Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Weida Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Muschwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ← W Teuchern Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Markkleeberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ← W Nessa Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Greiz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Kraftsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Naunhof Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ← W Granschütz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Tautenhain Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Hohenleuben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ← W Eisenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Münchenbernsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Lützen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ← W Osterfeld Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↓ S Langenwetzendorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Sankt Gangloff Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ← W Stößen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Weißenborn Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Markranstädt Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Bad Klosterlausnitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Hermsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ← W Prittitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Triebes Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ← W Langendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ← W Weißenfels Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Großlehna Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Leipzig Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↑ N Brandis Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Großkorbetha Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Tollwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ← W Burgwerben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Borsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ← W Schkölen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Kötzschau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ← W Leißling Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Bad Dürrenberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ← W Uichteritz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ← W Schönburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ← W Reichardtswerben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Zeulenroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Günthersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Taucha Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Machern Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Triptis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Bürgel Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Auma Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Spergau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ← W Goseck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ← W Naumburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Leuna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ← W Frauenprießnitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Zöschen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Schkeuditz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Wallendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Ermlitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Großkayna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Jesewitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Stadtroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Frankleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ← W Braunsbedra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Beuna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Rackwitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ← W Camburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Raßnitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Merseburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ← W Bad Kösen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Geusa Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Großkugel Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ← W Freyburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Neustadt an der Orla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Lochau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N Krostitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ← W Krumpa Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Gröbers Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N Eilenburg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Zschortau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Zwochau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Döllnitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ← W Mücheln Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Schkopau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ← W Bad Sulza Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Wiedemar Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Jena Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Dieskau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Rothenstein Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ← W Lehesten Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ← W Laucha Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↑ N Zschepplin Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Queis Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Oppurg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Bad Lauchstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Döbernitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Delitzsch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Kahla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Dölbau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Reußen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Langenorla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ← W Langeneichstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ← W Eckartsberga Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ← W Apolda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ← W Karsdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Schafstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Holleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ← W Bad Bibra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Bucha Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Laußig Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Landsberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Halle (Saale) Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Pößneck Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Hohenthurm Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Angersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Braschwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Orlamünde Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ← W Niederroßla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Brehna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Halle Neustadt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Herschdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Zscherben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Magdala Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Roitzsch Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (44 mi) ↑ N Löbnitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Ranis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Niemberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Teutschenthal Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↑ N Bad Düben Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Krölpa Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ← W Barnstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ← W Nebra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ← W Oßmanstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ← W Goldbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Holzweißig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Oppin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Lieskau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Bennstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Mellingen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ← W Obhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Gutenberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld-Wolfen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ← W Buttstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Ramsin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Sennewitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Pouch Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Wansleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Zscherndorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Teicha Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Stedten Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Langenbogen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ← W Querfurt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Könitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ← W Schraplau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ← W Kromsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Zappendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Sandersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ← W Rastenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Salzmünde Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Friedersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Röblingen am See Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Greppin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Goßwitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ← W Weimar Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ← W Buttelstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Kamsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Höhnstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Blankenhain Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Zörbig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Schlaitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Wallwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Thalheim Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Trebitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Unterwellenborn Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Wolfen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Schwarza Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Muldenstein Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ← W Roßleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ← W Wiehe Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Löberitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Schochwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Jeßnitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ← W Farnstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Radegast Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Erdeborn Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Bobbau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Rudolstadt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Bad Berka Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Nauendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Wettin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Saalfeld Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Weißandt-Gölzau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ← W Nohra Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Görzig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Zschornewitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Löbejün Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Beesenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ← W Großmonra Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Raguhn Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Gräfenhainichen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ← W Osterhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Hedersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Möhlau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (55 mi) ↑ N Radis Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↙ SW Bad Blankenburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ← W Allstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ← W Wolferode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Eisleben Lutherstadt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Edderitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Gröbzig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↑ N Kemberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Quellendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Polleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ← W Wimmelburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Volkstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ← W Artern Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Könnern Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (57 mi) ← W Voigtstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Oranienbaum Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (57 mi) ← W Hergisdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↑ N Bergwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Helbra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Köthen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Gerbstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ← W Ahlsdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ← W Blankenheim Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Benndorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Siersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (60 mi) ← W Riestedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) ← W Edersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) ← W Oberröblingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Klostermansfeld Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Osternienburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Osternienburger Land Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Belleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ← W Sangerhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Alsleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Wörlitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Beesenlaublingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Vockerode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Mansfeld Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Dessau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↑ N Pratau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Großörner Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Baalberge Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Peißen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Wiederstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Sandersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Hettstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↑ N Apollensdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↑ N Piesteritz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↑ N Wittenberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Wulfen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Klieken Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Plötzkau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Coswig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Aken Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (65 mi) ↑ N Teuchel Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Roßlau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Bernburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (66 mi) ↑ N Dobien Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Rodleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (66 mi) ← W Wippra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Mehringen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Nienburg/Saale Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Ilberstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↑ N Nudersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Giersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
110 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Güsten Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Aschersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Groß Rosenburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Neundorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Calbe Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Brumby Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Staßfurt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
117 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Hecklingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Glöthe Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↖ NW Frose Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↖ NW Förderstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↖ NW Barby Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
121 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Nachterstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
121 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Hoym Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
122 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Eickendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
122 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Atzendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
123 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Groß Börnecke Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
124 km (77 mi) ↖ NW Eggersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
125 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Cochstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
125 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Schneidlingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
125 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Gatersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
126 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Unseburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
126 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Biere Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
126 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Borne Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
128 km (79 mi) ↖ NW Schönebeck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
129 km (80 mi) ↖ NW Welsleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
129 km (80 mi) ↖ NW Wolmirsleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
130 km (81 mi) ↖ NW Egeln Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
133 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Westeregeln Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
135 km (84 mi) ↖ NW Kroppenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
140 km (87 mi) ↖ NW Hadmersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 142 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) ↗ NE Altenburg Kieswerk Solar Power Plant Solar 4.4 MW
5 km (3 mi) ↗ NE Altenburg Flugplatz Solar Power Plant Solar 12.1 MW
12 km (7 mi) ← W Rositz A1 Solar 10.0 MW
14 km (9 mi) ↑ N Serbitz Solar 5.2 MW
16 km (10 mi) ↑ N Borna Solar 8.5 MW
18 km (11 mi) ↙ SW Beerwalde Solar 5.2 MW
19 km (12 mi) ↑ N Borna Solar Power Plant Solar 3.5 MW
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Ronneburg N Solar 9.5 MW
19 km (11 mi) ← W Pölzig Solar 5.7 MW
22 km (14 mi) ↑ N Heinersdorf Solar Power Plant Solar 7.1 MW
22 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Ronneburg I Solar 4.5 MW
22 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Ronneburg - Juwi Solar Power Plant Solar 19.9 MW
25 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Braunkohlekraftwerk Lippendorf Coal 875.0 MW
25 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Lippendorf power station Coal 875.0 MW
26 km (16 mi) ↑ N Espenhain Solar Power Plant Solar 5.0 MW
26 km (16 mi) ← W EZ1 Coal 18.5 MW
26 km (16 mi) ← W Coal Plant #1 Coal 17.5 MW
27 km (16 mi) ↓ S Werdau Solar Power Plant Solar 1.7 MW
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Heizkraftwerk Gera-Nord Gas 148.0 MW
31 km (19 mi) ← W Deuben power station Coal 86.0 MW
33 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Rüdersdorf TH Solar 7.6 MW
35 km (21 mi) ← W Waehlitz power station Coal 31.0 MW
36 km (22 mi) ← W Nessa Solar Power Plant Solar 1.0 MW
39 km (24 mi) ← W SITA Abfallverwertung GmbH Waste 25.4 MW
43 km (27 mi) ↑ N Althen Solar Power Plant Solar 7.3 MW
43 km (27 mi) ↑ N Waldpolenz Solar Power Plant Solar 45.0 MW
43 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Markranst�dt Solar Power Plant Solar 4.1 MW
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Heizkraftwerk Leipzig-Nord Gas 167.0 MW
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Panitzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 7.5 MW
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Waldpolenz extn Solar 12.3 MW
46 km (28 mi) ← W Tagewerben II Solar 10.7 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW D�lzig Solar Power Plant Solar 3.9 MW
47 km (29 mi) ← W Weißenfels Solar 7.6 MW
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW ILK-GuD Gas 135.7 MW
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Raffineriekraftwerk Oil 92.5 MW
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW GuD Leuna Gas 52.0 MW
48 km (29 mi) ↑ N Taucha Solar Power Plant Solar 5.3 MW
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW TREA Leuna Waste 32.6 MW
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Zweimen Solar Power Plant Solar 4.0 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Breitenfeld I Solar 6.3 MW
51 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Spitzenlastkraftwerk Großkayna Oil 120.0 MW
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Ermlitz-Schkopau Solar 8.5 MW
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Beuna A Solar 8.0 MW
53 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Rackwitz Solar Power Plant Solar 4.2 MW
54 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Geusa Solar Power Plant Solar 5.9 MW
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Lochau Solar Power Plant Solar 3.3 MW
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Ra�nitz Solar Power Plant Solar 7.1 MW
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Glesien Solar Power Plant Solar 4.2 MW
56 km (34 mi) ← W Fränkenau Solar 5.9 MW
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N Kombikraftwerk Gas 46.6 MW
57 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Zwochau Solar Power Plant Solar 3.8 MW
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Wiesenena Solar Power Plant Solar 5.2 MW
58 km (36 mi) ← W Eckolst�dt Solar Power Plant Solar 8.5 MW
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Schkopau power station Coal 900.0 MW
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Kabelsketal Solar 4.5 MW
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Halle-Dieskau Solar 3.5 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Sietzsch E Solar 9.5 MW
61 km (37 mi) ↙ SW HKW Jena Gas 182.0 MW
62 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Biomass Generator #17 Biomass 40.0 MW
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Delitzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 32.1 MW
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Delitzsch - Ziehwerk Solar Power Plant Solar 1.8 MW
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Sietzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Delitzsch - Fabrikstra�e Solar Power Plant Solar 2.7 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Halle Messe Solar 4.1 MW
67 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Hohenthurm Solar Power Plant Solar 4.3 MW
67 km (42 mi) ↖ NW HKW Halle Trotha Gas 254.0 MW
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Landsberg G1 Solar 6.7 MW
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Braschwitz Solar Power Plant Solar 8.0 MW
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Roitzsch - Enerparc Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
70 km (43 mi) ← W Nemsdorf Solar Power Plant Solar 4.8 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Roitzsch - Capital Stage Solar Power Plant Solar 12.7 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Oppin Solar Power Plant Solar 6.9 MW
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Solarpark Stedten Solar 28.34412 MW
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Glebitzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 3.9 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Sennewitz A Solar 6.0 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Sennewitz B Solar 4.5 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Teutschenthal Solar Power Plant Solar 7.1 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Alte Kaserne Solar 10.0 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Zscherndorf Solar 8.5 MW
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld Microtech Solar 5.4 MW
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld-Wolfen - GP Joule Solar Power Plant Solar 3.0 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Solarpark Amsdorf Solar 28.344 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW GuD Bitterfeld Gas 106.0 MW
75 km (47 mi) ↖ NW PD energy GmbH Waste 9.9 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Grubenheizkraftwerk Coal 49.0 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Greppin Solar 8.0 MW
77 km (48 mi) ← W Weimar - Hydrema Solar Power Plant Solar 1.0 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW R�dgen Solar Power Plant Solar 7.0 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Spitzenlastkraftwerk Wolfen Gas 40.0 MW
78 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Muldenstein Solar 11.2 MW
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld-Wolfen F1 Solar 9.6 MW
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW M�sthinsdorf Solar Power Plant Solar 5.1 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Lettewitz Solar Power Plant Solar 13.3 MW
83 km (51 mi) ← W Nohra A Solar 5.5 MW
83 km (51 mi) ← W Rothenschirmbach Solar Power Plant Solar 1.2 MW
84 km (52 mi) ← W Allstedt Solar Power Plant Solar 19.2 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↙ SW HKW Schwarza Gas 26.5 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Golpa Solar 6.0 MW
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Gräfenhainichen II Solar 8.0 MW
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Gräfenhainichen I Solar 6.0 MW
89 km (55 mi) ← W Birkenhof Solar 5.2 MW
90 km (56 mi) ← W Krughütte Solar 29.1 MW
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Köthen Flugplatz Solar 14.8 MW
91 km (56 mi) ← W Artern Solar Power Plant Solar 4.9 MW
91 km (57 mi) ↖ NW K�then Solar Power Plant Solar 45.0 MW
91 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Köthen Enerparc Solar 4.9 MW
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Köthen XI Solar 7.0 MW
92 km (57 mi) ← W Voigstedt Solar Power Plant Solar 3.7 MW
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Köthen VI-IX Solar 17.1 MW
93 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Helbra Solar 11.5 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Apfelborn Solar Power Plant Solar 2.0 MW
95 km (59 mi) ← W Edersleben A Solar 10.0 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW P&L Werk Könnern Coal 20.3 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Oranienbaum Solar 8.2 MW
95 km (59 mi) ← W Oberr�blingen Solar Power Plant Solar 8.1 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Chörau A Solar 4.0 MW
97 km (60 mi) ← W Sangerhausen Solar Power Plant Solar 1.0 MW
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Dessau power station Coal 49.0 MW
99 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Vockerode Solar Power Plant Solar 9.6 MW
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Großörner Solar 7.0 MW
102 km (63 mi) ↑ N Biomasseheizkraftwerk Piesteritz Biomass 18.1 MW
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Coswig Solar 4.0 MW
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Walbeck Solar Power Plant Solar 2.5 MW
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Wulfen Solar Power Plant Solar 2.7 MW
104 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Bernburg A Solar 6.0 MW
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Industriekraftwerk Bernburg (IKB) Gas 66.0 MW
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW ILK-EKT Other 14.0 MW
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Bernburg Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
106 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Dampfturbinenanlage der EBS-Kessel Waste 35.0 MW
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Hohenerxleben Solar Power Plant Solar 1.3 MW
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Sta�furt 1 Solar Power Plant Solar 5.0 MW
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Biomass Generator #16 Biomass 10.2 MW
117 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst Solar Power Plant Solar 12.0 MW
117 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Calbe 2 Solar Power Plant Solar 4.3 MW
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst III-V Solar 24.9 MW
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst I Solar 9.0 MW
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Sta�furt 2 Solar Power Plant Solar 2.5 MW
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW REMONDIS Thermische Abfallverwertung GmbH Waste 24.0 MW
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW GuD-Ikw Staßfurt Gas 132.0 MW
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst Solar 37.8 MW
121 km (75 mi) ↖ NW KWK-Anlage Barby Gas 18.0 MW
125 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Windparks Biere und Borne Wind 94.5 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 8 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.2 earthquake that struck 3 km NE of Saara, Germany on June 28, 1998 11:18:30. These types were Oil power plants, Biomass power plants, Coal power plants, Other power plants, Solar power plants, Waste power plants, Wind 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.

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.

Oil Power

Oil-fired power plants can pose significant risks to society, people, and ecosystems in the event of a severe earthquake.

Oil Spills & Fires

One of the most immediate dangers is the risk of oil spills and fires. The shaking during an earthquake can rupture storage tanks and pipelines, leading to the release of large quantities of oil. Spilled oil can catch fire, causing explosions and further environmental damage.

Air Quality Polution

Oil fires and releases can result in the release of toxic fumes and particulate matter into the air. This can lead to poor air quality, posing health risks to nearby communities. People exposed to these pollutants may experience respiratory issues and other health problems.

Water Pollution

Spilled oil can contaminate nearby water bodies, including rivers, lakes, and groundwater. This can harm aquatic ecosystems, killing fish and other wildlife, and disrupting the food chain. Drinking water supplies may also be compromised, impacting human health.

Soil Contamination

Oil spills can saturate the soil, making it less fertile and potentially rendering it unusable for agriculture. Soil contamination can persist for years, affecting local food production.

Long-Term Environmental Damage

The environmental damage caused by oil spills and fires can persist long after the earthquake event. Cleanup efforts can be costly and challenging, and ecosystems may take years or even decades to recover fully.

To mitigate these risks, most modern oil-fired power plants follow strict regulations, safety measures, and extensive emergency response plans are in place for oil power plants located in seismically active regions. This includes robust containment systems, automatic shutdown mechanisms, and well-trained response teams.

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 2.2 Earthquake Struck 3 km NE of Saara, Germany on June 28, 1998 11:18:30
Date and Time
1998-06-28 11:18:30 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.2 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
10.0 km
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