Magnitude 1.5 Earthquake Struck 2 km WNW of Schöneck, Germany on June 05, 2001 00:31:24

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:12:58

On June 05, 2001 00:31:24 an earthquake with magnitude of 1.5 on the richter scale hit 2 km WNW of Schöneck, Germany. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 10.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 12.300° and latitude 50.400°. 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 05, 2001 00:31:24 had a magnitude of 1.5 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 Pöhl in Saxony, Germany, located 2 kilometers or 1 miles → E of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Schöneck (Saxony, Germany) located 2 km (1 mi) → E and Werda (Saxony, Germany) located 4 km (2 mi) ↑ N of the epicenter.

In total, we found 337 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
2 km (1 mi) → E Pöhl Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
2 km (1 mi) → E Schöneck Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
4 km (2 mi) ↑ N Werda Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
5 km (3 mi) ↖ NW Tirpersdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) ↑ N Grünbach Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) ↑ N Neustadt Vogtland Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
8 km (5 mi) ↖ NW Bergen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
9 km (5 mi) ← W Oelsnitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
9 km (5 mi) ↓ S Adorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
9 km (5 mi) ↗ NE Hammerbrücke Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
9 km (5 mi) ↖ NW Theuma Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↑ N Falkenstein Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↘ SE Erlbach Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↘ SE Markneukirchen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) → E Zwota Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Eichigt Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↗ NE Tannenbergsthal Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (6 mi) ↑ N Ellefeld Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↖ NW Neuensalz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) → E Klingenthal Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ↓ S Bad Elster Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ↙ SW Triebel Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ↓ S Hranice Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
14 km (8 mi) ↙ SW Bösenbrunn Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (8 mi) ↑ N Auerbach Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↑ N Treuen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ← W Plauen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↑ N Rodewisch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) → E Kraslice Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
17 km (10 mi) ← W Weischlitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ↘ SE Luby Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
19 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Schönheide Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↑ N Lengenfeld Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Bad Brambach Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Regnitzlosau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (13 mi) ↓ S Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Limbach Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Plesná Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
22 km (14 mi) ↑ N Waldkirchen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Stützengrün Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (14 mi) → E Rotava Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
22 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Syrau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Eibenstock Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Gattendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ← W Mehltheuer Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Netzschkau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) → E Oloví Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
24 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Elsterberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↑ N Reichenbach/Vogtland Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Mylau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Reuth Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Trogen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Skalná Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
25 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Rehau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Feilitzsch Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (16 mi) ↓ S Hazlov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
27 km (16 mi) ↓ S Schönwald Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (16 mi) ↑ N Hirschfeld Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (16 mi) ↗ NE Sosa Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Selb Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Döhlau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Habartov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
29 km (18 mi) ↑ N Kirchberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ← W Pausa Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Hof Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Oberkotzau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Töpen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ← W Mühltroff Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Zschorlau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) → E Okres Sokolov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
31 km (19 mi) → E Lomnice Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Františkovy Lázně Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
32 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Bukovany Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
32 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Schwarzenbach an der Saale Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Schneeberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) → E Svatava Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
32 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Köditz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ← W Tanna Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Hohenberg an der Eger Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Sokolov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
35 km (22 mi) ↓ S Thierstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Konradsreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Kynšperk nad Ohří Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
35 km (22 mi) ↓ S Schirnding Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Dolní Rychnov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Marktleuthen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Cheb Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Höchstädt bei Thiersheim Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Kirchenlamitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Březová Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Leupoldsgrün Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Okres Cheb Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
38 km (23 mi) ↓ S Thiersheim Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↓ S Arzberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ← W Schleiz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Selbitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Weißdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Schauenstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Sparneck Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S Röslau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Grub Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Naila Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Münchberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Lichtenberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Waldsassen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Zell im Fichtelgebirge Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Weißenstadt Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↓ S Wunsiedel Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Helmbrechts Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Dolní Žandov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Marktredwitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Bad Steben Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Oberhaid Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ← W Bad Lobenstein Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Bad Alexandersbad Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Neualbenreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ← W Remptendorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Waldershof Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Tröstau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Pechbrunn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Lázně Kynžvart Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Geroldsgrün Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Mitterteich Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Leonberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Stammbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Gefrees Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Bischofsgrün Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Nagel Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Steinbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Marktleugast Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ← W Wurzbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Fichtelberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Fuchsmühl Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Grafengehaig Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Wiesau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ↓ S Brand Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Ebnath Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Nordhalben Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ↓ S Pullenreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Mehlmeisel Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Presseck Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Mähring Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Marktschorgast Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Tirschenreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Neusorg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Kunreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Warmensteinach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Kupferberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↓ S Friedenfels Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Bad Berneck im Fichtelgebirge Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Wirsberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Gesees Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Steinwiesen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Wallenfels Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Plößberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Goldkronach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Neuenmarkt Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Schwarzenbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Himmelkron Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ← W Leutenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Reuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Kulmain Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Stadtsteinach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Rugendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Immenreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Kirchenpingarten Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Untersteinach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Ködnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↓ S Krummennaab Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Trebgast Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↓ S Erbendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ← W Teuschnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Kemnath Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ← W Ludwigsstadt Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ← W Kaulsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Wilhelmsthal Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Berg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ← W Probstzella Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Harsdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Bärnau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Marktrodach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Bindlach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↓ S Windischeschenbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Kulmbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Speichersdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Neunkirchen am Main Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Pressig Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Kronach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Seybothenreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Bayreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Neudrossenfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Tachov Plzeň-jih 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Weißenbrunn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Stockheim Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S Püchersreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S Trabitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Mainleus Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Emtmannsberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Flossenbürg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Pressath Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Neustadt an der Waldnaab Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Störnstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ← W Tettau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↓ S Speinshart Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↓ S Vorbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S Floß Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Eckersdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Thurnau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Prebitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Parkstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Kueps Oberfranken Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Georgenberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Kasendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Creußen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Theisseil Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Burgkunstadt Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Mistelgau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Waldthurn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Altenkunstadt Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Grafenwöhr Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Weiden Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↓ S Kirchenthumbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Pleystein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↓ S Schirmitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Glashütten Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Bechtsrieth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Mantel Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Waidhaus Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↓ S Pirk Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Wonsees Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Weiherhammer Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Etzenricht Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Vohenstrauß Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Irchenrieth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↙ SW Hollfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↓ S Leuchtenberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Moosbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Freihung Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (55 mi) ↓ S Pegnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↙ SW Waischenfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↓ S Luhe-Wildenau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ↓ S Kohlberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Eslarn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↙ SW Upper Franconia Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↓ S Vilseck Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↓ S Pottenstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) ↓ S Wernberg-Köblitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Tännesberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↓ S Trausnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↓ S Schnaittenbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↓ S Hirschau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (60 mi) ↓ S Gößweinstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Schönsee Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↓ S Königstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (63 mi) ↓ S Pfreimd Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (62 mi) ↓ S Neuhaus an der Pegnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (62 mi) ↓ S Edelsfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↓ S Hahnbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Teunz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↓ S Upper Palatinate Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↓ S Obertrubach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (64 mi) ↓ S Freudenberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Niedermurach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S Nabburg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S Hartenstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Oberviechtach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↓ S Egloffstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↓ S Sulzbach-Rosenberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (67 mi) ↓ S Hiltpoltstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↓ S Poppenricht Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Winklarn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Dieterskirchen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (68 mi) ↓ S Etzelwang Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (67 mi) ↓ S Hirschbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (68 mi) ↓ S Schmidgaden Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (68 mi) ↓ S Stulln Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
110 km (68 mi) ↓ S Amberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
110 km (68 mi) ↓ S Vorra Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Bach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Treffelstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (70 mi) ↓ S Kirchensittenbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (70 mi) ↓ S Kümmersbruck Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S Simmelsdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Thanstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S Weißenohe Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S Schwarzenfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S Ammerthal Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S Weigendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Schwarzhofen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
114 km (71 mi) ↓ S Illschwang Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
114 km (71 mi) ↓ S Ebermannsdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
114 km (71 mi) ↓ S Pommelsbrunn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) ↓ S Schnaittach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↓ S Breitenbrunn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Pettendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↓ S Happurg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↓ S Hersbruck Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
117 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Neunburg vorm Wald Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
117 km (73 mi) ↓ S Ursensollen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
118 km (73 mi) ↓ S Reichenschwand Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
118 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Schönthal Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
118 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Rötz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↓ S Neunkirchen am Sand Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↓ S Henfenfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
120 km (74 mi) ↓ S Schwandorf in Bayern Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
120 km (74 mi) ↓ S Ottensoos Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
120 km (74 mi) ↓ S Ensdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
120 km (75 mi) ↓ S Wackersdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
120 km (74 mi) ↓ S Alfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
121 km (75 mi) ↓ S Engelthal Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
122 km (76 mi) ↓ S Lauf an der Pegnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
122 km (76 mi) ↓ S Kastl Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
122 km (76 mi) ↓ S Rieden Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Neukirchen-Balbini Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
123 km (76 mi) ↓ S Offenhausen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
125 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Bodenwöhr Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
125 km (77 mi) ↓ S Lauterhofen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
127 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Stamsried Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Bruck in der Oberpfalz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
127 km (78 mi) ↓ S Leinburg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
128 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Pemfling Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
128 km (79 mi) ↓ S Schmidmühlen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
128 km (79 mi) ↓ S Hohenburg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
129 km (80 mi) ↓ S Brunn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
131 km (81 mi) ↓ S Altdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
131 km (81 mi) ↓ S Teublitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
132 km (82 mi) ↓ S Pilsach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
133 km (82 mi) ↘ SE Cham Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
133 km (82 mi) ↓ S Winkelhaid Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
136 km (84 mi) ↓ S Burgthann Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
137 km (85 mi) ↓ S Velburg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
138 km (85 mi) ↓ S Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
139 km (86 mi) ↓ S Postbauer-Heng Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
141 km (87 mi) ↓ S Deining Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
142 km (88 mi) ↓ S Sengenthal Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
142 km (88 mi) ↓ S Pyrbaum Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
143 km (89 mi) ↓ S Berngau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 31 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
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Gattendorf 3 Solar 6.5 MW
23 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Trogen 1 Solar 10.0 MW
23 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Gattendorf 2 Solar 4.0 MW
23 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Gattendorf Solar 10.0 MW
26 km (16 mi) ↓ S Selb Solar 4.1 MW
33 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Köditz Solar 10.0 MW
35 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Tisova power station Coal 296.0 MW
39 km (24 mi) ← W Schleiz Solar Power Plant Solar 11.2 MW
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Münchberg Solar 6.8 MW
43 km (27 mi) ← W Bleiloch Hydro 79.8 MW
46 km (29 mi) ← W Biomass Generator #10 Biomass 12.9 MW
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Witzleshofen Solar 5.5 MW
54 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Gefrees Solar 5.5 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Immenreuth Solar Power Plant Solar 5.8 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Untersteinach Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
62 km (38 mi) ← W Hohenwarte Hydro 377.6 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Haidenaab Solar Power Plant Solar 3.2 MW
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Neuenreuth Solar 6.3 MW
80 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Zultenberg Solar 5.0 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↓ S Grafenwöhr Solar 16.0 MW
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Rozvadov 1 Solar Power Plant Solar 2.3 MW
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Rozvadov 2 Solar Power Plant Solar 1.7 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↓ S Vilseck Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Tännesberg Solar 4.6 MW
96 km (60 mi) ↓ S Kraftwerksgruppe Pfreimd Hydro 127.0 MW
106 km (66 mi) ↓ S Eckendorf Solar Power Plant Solar 1.6 MW
108 km (67 mi) ↓ S Stulln Solar 5.0 MW
122 km (75 mi) ↓ S Müllkraftwerk Schwandorf Waste 54.0 MW
136 km (84 mi) ↓ S Eichensee Solar 10.0 MW
139 km (86 mi) ↓ S P�lling Solar Power Plant Solar 2.6 MW
140 km (87 mi) ↓ S KWK Neumarkt Biomass 15.6 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 5 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 1.5 earthquake that struck 2 km WNW of Schöneck, Germany on June 05, 2001 00:31:24. These types were Biomass power plants, Coal power plants, Solar power plants, Waste power plants, Hydro power plants, below you find information how each type of power plant can pose a risk to you as a person or the ecosytem around you.

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

Hydropower

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

Dam Failure

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

Landslides

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

Damage to Aquatic Ecosystems

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

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

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 1.5 Earthquake Struck 2 km WNW of Schöneck, Germany on June 05, 2001 00:31:24
Date and Time
2001-06-05 00:31:24 (UTC)
Magnitude
1.5 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
10.0 km
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