Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Struck 3 km NNE of Großbodungen, Germany on January 10, 2001 07:33:54

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:11:54

On January 10, 2001 07:33:54 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.5 on the richter scale hit 3 km NNE of Großbodungen, Germany. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 1.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 10.500° and latitude 51.500°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on January 10, 2001 07:33:54 had a magnitude of 2.5 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 Großbodungen in Thuringia, Germany, located 3 kilometers or 1 miles ↓ S of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Bischofferode (Thuringia, Germany) located 3 km (2 mi) ↙ SW and Weißenborn-Lüderode (Thuringia, Germany) located 6 km (4 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
3 km (1 mi) ↓ S Großbodungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
3 km (2 mi) ↙ SW Bischofferode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
6 km (4 mi) ← W Weißenborn-Lüderode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
8 km (5 mi) ↘ SE Bleicherode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
9 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Brehme Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↓ S Breitenworbis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (6 mi) ↑ N Bad Sachsa Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (6 mi) → E Wipperdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↓ S Kirchworbis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (8 mi) ↙ SW Worbis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↑ N Walkenried Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ↓ S Gernrode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Bad Lauterberg im Harz Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (8 mi) → E Kleinwenden Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (9 mi) ↗ NE Ellrich Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↓ S Niederorschel Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (9 mi) ↑ N Wieda Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ← W Duderstadt Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Deuna Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↙ SW Teistungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ← W Rhumspringe Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↙ SW Hundeshagen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ↑ N Zorge Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ↓ S Leinefelde-Worbis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ↙ SW Berlingerode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) → E Wolkramshausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (11 mi) ↗ NE Niedersachswerfen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (11 mi) ← W Obernfeld Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Herzberg am Harz Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) → E Kleinfurra Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Nordhausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↓ S Sollstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Ilfeld Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Menteroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Wingerode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↑ N Sankt Andreasberg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↑ N Benneckenstein Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ← W Gieboldehausen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Urbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Hörden Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ← W Seulingen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (14 mi) ↓ S Dingelstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ← W Hattorf Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (14 mi) → E Uthleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ← W Seeburg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Schernberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Geisleden Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↑ N Braunlage Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) → E Heringen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Obermehler Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ← W Landolfshausen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ← W Bilshausen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ← W Ebergötzen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Anrode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Heilbad Heiligenstadt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↘ SE Ebeleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ← W Krebeck Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ← W Wulften Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Büttstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Küllstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) → E Sondershausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Rottleberode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Schlotheim Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Osterode am Harz Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Körner Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) → E Görsbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) → E Auleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ← W Waake Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Hasselfelde Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Mühlhausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Stolberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ↓ S Effelder Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Uder Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) → E Uftrungen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Altenau Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Freienbessingen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ← W Katlenburg-Lindau Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Großbartloff Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (22 mi) → E Berga Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Badenhausen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Großenehrich Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Elbingerode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Eisdorf am Harz Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Clausthal-Zellerfeld Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Niederdorla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Windhausen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Geismar Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Altengottern Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Seebach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Rübeland Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Oberdorla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Bad Grund Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) → E Kelbra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Gittelde Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Arenshausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ← W Göttingen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↓ S Katharinenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↓ S Heyerode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↓ S Langula Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Großengottern Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Wildemann Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N Hüttenrode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Gemeinde Friedland Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (24 mi) → E Roßla Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ← W Rosdorf Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Friedland Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ← W Northeim Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Darlingerode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ← W Nörten-Hardenberg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ← W Bovenden Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Bad Harzburg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Wanfried Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Schönstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Friedrichsbrunn Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Wernigerode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) → E Clingen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Ilsenburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Drübeck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ← W Hillerse Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) → E Bennungen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) → E Greußen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) → E Bad Frankenhausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Bad Langensalza Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Bad Sooden-Allendorf Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Treffurt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Bad Tennstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Stapelburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (27 mi) ↑ N Blankenburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Goslar Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Kalefeld Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Thale Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Timmenrode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) ↓ S Eschwege Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Gangloffsömmern Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Veckenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Harzgerode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Witzenhausen Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S Mihla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Herbsleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ← W Moringen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) → E Kindelbrück Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Seesen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Neinstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Bad Suderode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) → E Wallhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Langelsheim Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Straußfurt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Derenburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Weddersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Vienenburg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Langeln Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Heudeber Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Gernrode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Wasserleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) → E Weißensee Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Döllstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) → E Kannawurf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↑ N Langenstein Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Westerhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) → E Ringleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) → E Oldisleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Ifta Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Gebesee Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Creuzburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↗ NE Rieder Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Bad Gandersheim Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Kreiensen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Dachwig Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) → E Heldrungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Osterwieck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Quedlinburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Ströbeck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Haßleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Haina Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Ballenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Walschleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ← W Einbeck Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Lutter am Barenberge Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ↓ S Krauthausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Sonneborn Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Bufleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) → E Sömmerda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Riethnordhausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Molschleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Waldkappel Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Schladen Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Halberstadt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Liebenburg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Witterda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Harsleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Alt Wallmoden Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↓ S Eisenach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Elxleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Hornburg Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Huy-Neinstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↓ S Herleshausen Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Ditfurt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Sontra Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Lamspringe Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Großrudestedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Friemar Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Lauchröden Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Gotha Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) → E Kölleda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (39 mi) → E Schloßvippach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Mechterstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Bockenem Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Wegeleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Freden Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Hörselgau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (39 mi) ↑ N Groß Quenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Thal Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Nentershausen Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Gerstungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Grabsleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Seebergen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ↓ S Cornberg Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Waltershausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Adenstedt Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Sehlem Lower Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↑ N Schwanebeck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Erfurt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Marksuhl Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Ruhla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Tabarz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Gröningen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Friedrichroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Apfelstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Ingersleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Wandersleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Ernstroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) → E Berlstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Dippach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Neudietendorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ↓ S Dankmarshausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Niederzimmern Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Finsterbergen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Mönchenholzhausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Steinbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Georgenthal Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S Brotterode Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↓ S Schweina Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Heringen Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Ronshausen Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Ichtershausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Bad Liebenstein Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Oschersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (47 mi) ↓ S Tiefenort Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Gräfenhain Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Kirchheim Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Leimbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Bad Salzungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Pappenheim Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Arnstadt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Tambach-Dietharz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Klettbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Wölfis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Dorndorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Trusetal Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↓ S Immelborn Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Friedewald Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Philippsthal Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Vacha Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Luisenthal Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Crawinkel Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↓ S Breitungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↓ S Völkershausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↓ S Stadtlengsfeld Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Unterbreizbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Plaue Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↓ S Fambach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Gräfenroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Kranichfeld Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Schmalkalden Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (54 mi) ↓ S Wernshausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Barchfeld Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Geschwenda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↓ S Schenklengsfeld Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Behringen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Oberhof Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Steinbach-Hallenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Breitenbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Buttlar Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Stadtilm Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Geraberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Schwallungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Elgersburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↓ S Dermbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Viernau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↓ S Wasungen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Zella-Mehlis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Benshausen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Neuhaus Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Ilmenau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↓ S Geisa Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (60 mi) ↓ S Rasdorf Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) ↓ S Schleid Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Langewiesen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Stützerbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↓ S Tann Hesse 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↓ S Kaltennordheim Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Gehren Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Rottenbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Königsee Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 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
6 km (3 mi) ↙ SW Biomassekraftwerk Bischofferode Biomass 18.1 MW
6 km (3 mi) ↙ SW Biomass Generator #22 Biomass 53.5 MW
17 km (10 mi) ↓ S Leinefelde-Worbis Solar 8.0 MW
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Natural Gas Turbine #2 Gas 19.5 MW
21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Ilfeld Solar Power Plant Solar 5.6 MW
22 km (14 mi) → E Nordhausen Solar Power Plant Solar 3.0 MW
27 km (16 mi) → E Sondershausen E1 Solar 4.1 MW
30 km (18 mi) ↓ S M�hlhausen Solar Power Plant Solar 4.4 MW
36 km (22 mi) → E Berga Solar 12.0 MW
38 km (24 mi) → E Göllingen Solar 5.4 MW
38 km (24 mi) → E Ro�la Solar Power Plant Solar 6.0 MW
39 km (24 mi) ← W HKW Göttingen Gas 18.8 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Wendefurth Hydro 79.7 MW
40 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Gro�engottern Solar Power Plant Solar 2.1 MW
41 km (26 mi) ← W Nörten-Hardenberg B1 Solar 10.0 MW
49 km (30 mi) → E Wallhausen Solar Power Plant Solar 5.4 MW
52 km (32 mi) → E Riethnordhausen Solar Power Plant Solar 7.3 MW
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Halberstadt I Solar 18.2 MW
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Hörselberg-Hainich Solar 4.5 MW
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Eisenach Solar Power Plant Solar 3.3 MW
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Bienstädt Solar 3.9 MW
59 km (36 mi) ↓ S HKW Wiesengrund Gas 22.1 MW
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Erzhausen Hydro 220.0 MW
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Halberstadt Solar Power Plant Solar 3.8 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Sontra Solar Power Plant Solar 1.1 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Gotha Solar Power Plant Solar 11.8 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Gerstungen Solar Power Plant Solar 3.8 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Grabsleben Solar Power Plant Solar 2.2 MW
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE HKW Erfurt-Ost Gas 109.1 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Hohenkirchen Solar 5.1 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Neudietendorf Solar 5.7 MW
75 km (47 mi) ↓ S Wintershall Gas 109.5 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Nohra Solar 4.5 MW
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Klettbach Solar Power Plant Solar 1.9 MW
80 km (49 mi) ↓ S HKW Bad Salzungen Gas 9.7 MW
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Dietlas Werke Solar 4.9 MW
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Breitungen Solar Power Plant Solar 3.6 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Unterbreizbach Gas 33.6 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Hattorf Gas 52.3 MW
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Viernau Solar Power Plant Solar 1.6 MW
96 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Restabfallbehandlungsanlage Waste 11.2 MW
97 km (60 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 2.5 earthquake that struck 3 km NNE of Großbodungen, Germany on January 10, 2001 07:33:54. These types were Gas power plants, Hydro power plants, Waste power plants, Solar power plants, Biomass 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 2.5 Earthquake Struck 3 km NNE of Großbodungen, Germany on January 10, 2001 07:33:54
Date and Time
2001-01-10 07:33:54 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.5 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
1.0 km
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