Magnitude 1.4 Earthquake Struck 2 km NE of Rositz, Germany on March 17, 2000 19:38:12

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:09:42

On March 17, 2000 19:38:12 an earthquake with magnitude of 1.4 on the richter scale hit 2 km NE of Rositz, Germany. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 10.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 12.385° and latitude 51.033°. 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 17, 2000 19:38:12 had a magnitude of 1.4 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 Rositz in Thuringia, Germany, located 2 kilometers or 1 miles ↓ S of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Kriebitzsch (Thuringia, Germany) located 3 km (2 mi) ↙ SW and Wintersdorf (Thuringia, Germany) located 3 km (1 mi) ↖ NW 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
2 km (1 mi) ↓ S Rositz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
3 km (2 mi) ↙ SW Kriebitzsch Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
3 km (1 mi) ↖ NW Wintersdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
6 km (3 mi) → E Windischleuba Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
6 km (3 mi) ↘ SE Altenburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
6 km (3 mi) ← W Meuselwitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) ↑ N Regis-Breitingen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
8 km (4 mi) ↖ NW Lucka Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
9 km (5 mi) → E Nobitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
9 km (5 mi) ↑ N Deutzen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↓ S Altkirchen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Kayna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Saara Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↑ N Borna Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↗ NE Frohburg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↑ N Lobstädt Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N Neukieritzsch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Groitzsch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↙ SW Pölzig Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↓ S Schmölln Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Elstertrebnitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↘ SE Gößnitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ↓ S Löbichau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ← W Zeitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Pegau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ↑ N Kitzscher Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ↑ N Rötha Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ↑ N Böhlen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ↑ N Espenhain Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Ponitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Brahmenau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↓ S Nöbdenitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Oberwiera Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Schönberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↓ S Großenstein Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ← W Theißen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Pfaffroda Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Bad Lausick Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Meerane Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Zwenkau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Waldenburg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) ← W Kretzschau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ← W Deuben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Ronneburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Kitzen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Remse Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Dennheritz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ← W Hohenmölsen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Crimmitschau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↑ N Otterwisch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ← W Droyßig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↑ N Belgershain Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ← W Muschwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Callenberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Wetterzeube Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Markkleeberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Glauchau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (16 mi) ↑ N Großpösna Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Gera Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (16 mi) ← W Teuchern Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ← W Granschütz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Bad Köstritz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ← W Nessa Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↑ N Naunhof Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Hartmannsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↓ S Seelingstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Lützen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Markranstädt Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↓ S Langenbernsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Sankt Egidien Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ← W Osterfeld Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ← W Stößen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Werdau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Wünschendorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Großlehna Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ← W Langendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Weißenborn Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Mülsen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Zwickau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Leubnitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Eisenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ← W Prittitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Tollwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Tautenhain Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Berga Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ← W Weißenfels Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Leipzig Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Lichtenstein Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Kötzschau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Großkorbetha Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ← W Burgwerben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Kraftsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Teichwolframsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Borsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Weida Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Bad Dürrenberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ← W Uichteritz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Günthersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Fraureuth Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Weißenborn Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Lichtentanne Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ← W Leißling Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Brandis Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Bad Klosterlausnitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Spergau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ← W Reichardtswerben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ← W Schönburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ← W Schkölen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Sankt Gangloff Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Reinsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↑ N Taucha Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Münchenbernsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Zöschen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Leuna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N Machern Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Wilkau-Haßlau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ← W Goseck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Hermsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S Mohlsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S Neumark Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Schkeuditz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ← W Großkayna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Wallendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Hohenleuben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Ermlitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ← W Naumburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Beuna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↓ S Greiz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Wildenfels Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ← W Frankleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ← W Braunsbedra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Raßnitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Rackwitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Langenwetzendorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Großkugel Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Merseburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Frauenprießnitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Bürgel Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Jesewitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Geusa Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Triebes Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Lochau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ← W Krumpa Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Gröbers Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ← W Camburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ← W Bad Kösen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Krostitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ← W Freyburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Triptis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Zwochau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Döllnitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Zschortau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Wiedemar Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ← W Mücheln Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Stadtroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Auma Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Schkopau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Zeulenroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Dieskau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Eilenburg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Queis Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Bad Lauchstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ← W Laucha Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ← W Bad Sulza Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Döbernitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Dölbau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Delitzsch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Reußen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Zschepplin Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Neustadt an der Orla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Holleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Jena Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ← W Langeneichstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Lehesten Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ← W Schafstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Halle (Saale) Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Angersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Hohenthurm Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Landsberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ← W Karsdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ← W Eckartsberga Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Rothenstein Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Brehna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↑ N Laußig Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Halle Neustadt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Braschwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ← W Bad Bibra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Zscherben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Apolda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Roitzsch Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Teutschenthal Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Niemberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Kahla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Oppin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Oppurg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ← W Barnstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Löbnitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Bucha Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Bennstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ← W Niederroßla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Holzweißig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Bad Düben Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Lieskau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Gutenberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ← W Nebra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Sennewitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ← W Obhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Zscherndorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Wansleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Teicha Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Langenorla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld-Wolfen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Ramsin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↑ N Pouch Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Langenbogen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Oßmanstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Sandersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ← W Stedten Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ← W Querfurt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ← W Goldbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Salzmünde Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ← W Schraplau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Orlamünde Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Pößneck Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Zappendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Magdala Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ← W Buttstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ← W Röblingen am See Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Friedersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Zörbig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Greppin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Wallwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Höhnstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Thalheim Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Mellingen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (42 mi) ← W Rastenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Trebitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Schlaitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Herschdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Ranis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Schochwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Wolfen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ← W Erdeborn Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Krölpa Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Kromsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Muldenstein Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Löberitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ← W Roßleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Radegast Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Jeßnitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ← W Buttelstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ← W Wiehe Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ← W Farnstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Nauendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Wettin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Bobbau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Weißandt-Gölzau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Beesenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Löbejün Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↙ SW Weimar Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Görzig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Raguhn Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↙ SW Blankenhain Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↑ N Zschornewitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Könitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Schwarza Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Hedersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Goßwitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (47 mi) ← W Osterhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Gräfenhainichen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Möhlau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Kamsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ← W Großmonra Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Bad Berka Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Nohra Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Unterwellenborn Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Edderitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Gröbzig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Radis Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ← W Wolferode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ← W Eisleben Lutherstadt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ← W Allstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Polleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Quellendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ← W Wimmelburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Rudolstadt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Volkstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Könnern Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ← W Hergisdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Saalfeld Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↑ N Kemberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Köthen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ← W Blankenheim Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ← W Voigtstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Gerbstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ← W Helbra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ← W Artern Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↑ N Bergwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ← W Ahlsdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↑ N Oranienbaum Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Klostermansfeld Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Siersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ← W Benndorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ← W Edersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ← W Oberröblingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ← W Riestedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW Bad Blankenburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Osternienburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Belleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Alsleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ← W Mansfeld Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Wörlitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Beesenlaublingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Osternienburger Land Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Großörner Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Dessau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ← W Sangerhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Vockerode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Peißen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Baalberge Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Sandersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Hettstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (57 mi) ↑ N Pratau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Wulfen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Wiederstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Plötzkau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (59 mi) ↑ N Coswig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Wittenberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Piesteritz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Apollensdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Aken Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Klieken Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Bernburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Roßlau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Rodleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (60 mi) ↑ N Teuchel Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ← W Wippra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↑ N Dobien Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Mehringen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Ilberstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Giersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Nienburg/Saale Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Güsten Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Nudersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Aschersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Groß Rosenburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Neundorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Calbe Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Staßfurt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Brumby Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Hecklingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Frose Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Förderstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Glöthe Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Barby Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Hoym Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Eickendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Atzendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Nachterstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Groß Börnecke Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
114 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Eggersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Schneidlingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Unseburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Gatersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Biere Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Cochstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Borne Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Schönebeck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↖ NW Welsleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↖ NW Wolmirsleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
120 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Egeln Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
124 km (77 mi) ↖ NW Westeregeln Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
125 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Kroppenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
130 km (81 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
7 km (4 mi) ↙ SW Rositz A1 Solar 10.0 MW
8 km (5 mi) ↗ NE Serbitz Solar 5.2 MW
9 km (6 mi) → E Altenburg Kieswerk Solar Power Plant Solar 4.4 MW
10 km (6 mi) ↑ N Borna Solar 8.5 MW
10 km (6 mi) → E Altenburg Flugplatz Solar Power Plant Solar 12.1 MW
12 km (7 mi) ↑ N Borna Solar Power Plant Solar 3.5 MW
16 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Braunkohlekraftwerk Lippendorf Coal 875.0 MW
16 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Lippendorf power station Coal 875.0 MW
16 km (10 mi) ↙ SW Pölzig Solar 5.7 MW
19 km (11 mi) ← W Coal Plant #1 Coal 17.5 MW
19 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Heinersdorf Solar Power Plant Solar 7.1 MW
19 km (11 mi) ← W EZ1 Coal 18.5 MW
19 km (12 mi) ↑ N Espenhain Solar Power Plant Solar 5.0 MW
20 km (12 mi) ↓ S Beerwalde Solar 5.2 MW
22 km (13 mi) ↓ S Ronneburg N Solar 9.5 MW
23 km (14 mi) ← W Deuben power station Coal 86.0 MW
25 km (16 mi) ↓ S Ronneburg - Juwi Solar Power Plant Solar 19.9 MW
25 km (15 mi) ↓ S Ronneburg I Solar 4.5 MW
26 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Heizkraftwerk Gera-Nord Gas 148.0 MW
26 km (16 mi) ← W Waehlitz power station Coal 31.0 MW
28 km (17 mi) ← W Nessa Solar Power Plant Solar 1.0 MW
30 km (18 mi) ← W SITA Abfallverwertung GmbH Waste 25.4 MW
32 km (19 mi) ↙ SW Rüdersdorf TH Solar 7.6 MW
33 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Markranst�dt Solar Power Plant Solar 4.1 MW
35 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Heizkraftwerk Leipzig-Nord Gas 167.0 MW
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Althen Solar Power Plant Solar 7.3 MW
35 km (22 mi) ↓ S Werdau Solar Power Plant Solar 1.7 MW
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Panitzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 7.5 MW
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Waldpolenz Solar Power Plant Solar 45.0 MW
37 km (23 mi) ← W Weißenfels Solar 7.6 MW
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW D�lzig Solar Power Plant Solar 3.9 MW
37 km (23 mi) ← W Tagewerben II Solar 10.7 MW
38 km (23 mi) ↑ N Waldpolenz extn Solar 12.3 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW ILK-GuD Gas 135.7 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Raffineriekraftwerk Oil 92.5 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Zweimen Solar Power Plant Solar 4.0 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW TREA Leuna Waste 32.6 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW GuD Leuna Gas 52.0 MW
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N Taucha Solar Power Plant Solar 5.3 MW
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Breitenfeld I Solar 6.3 MW
41 km (26 mi) ← W Spitzenlastkraftwerk Großkayna Oil 120.0 MW
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Ermlitz-Schkopau Solar 8.5 MW
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Beuna A Solar 8.0 MW
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Rackwitz Solar Power Plant Solar 4.2 MW
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Ra�nitz Solar Power Plant Solar 7.1 MW
45 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Geusa Solar Power Plant Solar 5.9 MW
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Lochau Solar Power Plant Solar 3.3 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Glesien Solar Power Plant Solar 4.2 MW
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Zwochau Solar Power Plant Solar 3.8 MW
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Wiesenena Solar Power Plant Solar 5.2 MW
49 km (30 mi) ← W Fränkenau Solar 5.9 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Kabelsketal Solar 4.5 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Halle-Dieskau Solar 3.5 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Kombikraftwerk Gas 46.6 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Schkopau power station Coal 900.0 MW
52 km (32 mi) ← W Eckolst�dt Solar Power Plant Solar 8.5 MW
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Sietzsch E Solar 9.5 MW
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Sietzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Biomass Generator #17 Biomass 40.0 MW
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Delitzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 32.1 MW
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Delitzsch - Ziehwerk Solar Power Plant Solar 1.8 MW
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Delitzsch - Fabrikstra�e Solar Power Plant Solar 2.7 MW
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Halle Messe Solar 4.1 MW
57 km (36 mi) ↙ SW HKW Jena Gas 182.0 MW
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW HKW Halle Trotha Gas 254.0 MW
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Hohenthurm Solar Power Plant Solar 4.3 MW
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Braschwitz Solar Power Plant Solar 8.0 MW
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Landsberg G1 Solar 6.7 MW
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Roitzsch - Enerparc Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Roitzsch - Capital Stage Solar Power Plant Solar 12.7 MW
61 km (38 mi) ← W Nemsdorf Solar Power Plant Solar 4.8 MW
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Oppin Solar Power Plant Solar 6.9 MW
63 km (39 mi) ← W Solarpark Stedten Solar 28.34412 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Sennewitz A Solar 6.0 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Glebitzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 3.9 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Sennewitz B Solar 4.5 MW
64 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Zscherndorf Solar 8.5 MW
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Teutschenthal Solar Power Plant Solar 7.1 MW
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Alte Kaserne Solar 10.0 MW
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Solarpark Amsdorf Solar 28.344 MW
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld Microtech Solar 5.4 MW
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld-Wolfen - GP Joule Solar Power Plant Solar 3.0 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW GuD Bitterfeld Gas 106.0 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Grubenheizkraftwerk Coal 49.0 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW PD energy GmbH Waste 9.9 MW
67 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Greppin Solar 8.0 MW
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW R�dgen Solar Power Plant Solar 7.0 MW
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Spitzenlastkraftwerk Wolfen Gas 40.0 MW
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Muldenstein Solar 11.2 MW
70 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld-Wolfen F1 Solar 9.6 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW M�sthinsdorf Solar Power Plant Solar 5.1 MW
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Lettewitz Solar Power Plant Solar 13.3 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Weimar - Hydrema Solar Power Plant Solar 1.0 MW
74 km (46 mi) ← W Rothenschirmbach Solar Power Plant Solar 1.2 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Golpa Solar 6.0 MW
76 km (47 mi) ← W Allstedt Solar Power Plant Solar 19.2 MW
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Gräfenhainichen II Solar 8.0 MW
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Gräfenhainichen I Solar 6.0 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Nohra A Solar 5.5 MW
81 km (50 mi) ← W Birkenhof Solar 5.2 MW
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Köthen Flugplatz Solar 14.8 MW
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Köthen XI Solar 7.0 MW
81 km (50 mi) ← W Krughütte Solar 29.1 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Köthen Enerparc Solar 4.9 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Köthen VI-IX Solar 17.1 MW
82 km (50 mi) ↖ NW K�then Solar Power Plant Solar 45.0 MW
83 km (51 mi) ↙ SW HKW Schwarza Gas 26.5 MW
83 km (51 mi) ← W Artern Solar Power Plant Solar 4.9 MW
83 km (52 mi) ← W Helbra Solar 11.5 MW
83 km (52 mi) ← W Voigstedt Solar Power Plant Solar 3.7 MW
85 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Apfelborn Solar Power Plant Solar 2.0 MW
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW P&L Werk Könnern Coal 20.3 MW
86 km (53 mi) ← W Edersleben A Solar 10.0 MW
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Oranienbaum Solar 8.2 MW
86 km (53 mi) ← W Oberr�blingen Solar Power Plant Solar 8.1 MW
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Dessau power station Coal 49.0 MW
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Chörau A Solar 4.0 MW
88 km (55 mi) ← W Sangerhausen Solar Power Plant Solar 1.0 MW
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Großörner Solar 7.0 MW
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Vockerode Solar Power Plant Solar 9.6 MW
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Wulfen Solar Power Plant Solar 2.7 MW
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Walbeck Solar Power Plant Solar 2.5 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Biomasseheizkraftwerk Piesteritz Biomass 18.1 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Bernburg A Solar 6.0 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Industriekraftwerk Bernburg (IKB) Gas 66.0 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW ILK-EKT Other 14.0 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Coswig Solar 4.0 MW
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Dampfturbinenanlage der EBS-Kessel Waste 35.0 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Bernburg Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Hohenerxleben Solar Power Plant Solar 1.3 MW
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Biomass Generator #16 Biomass 10.2 MW
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Sta�furt 1 Solar Power Plant Solar 5.0 MW
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Calbe 2 Solar Power Plant Solar 4.3 MW
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst III-V Solar 24.9 MW
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst Solar Power Plant Solar 12.0 MW
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst I Solar 9.0 MW
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW GuD-Ikw Staßfurt Gas 132.0 MW
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Sta�furt 2 Solar Power Plant Solar 2.5 MW
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst Solar 37.8 MW
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW REMONDIS Thermische Abfallverwertung GmbH Waste 24.0 MW
111 km (69 mi) ↖ NW KWK-Anlage Barby Gas 18.0 MW
115 km (72 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 1.4 earthquake that struck 2 km NE of Rositz, Germany on March 17, 2000 19:38:12. 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 1.4 Earthquake Struck 2 km NE of Rositz, Germany on March 17, 2000 19:38:12
Date and Time
2000-03-17 19:38:12 (UTC)
Magnitude
1.4 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
10.0 km
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