Magnitude 2.0 Earthquake Struck 1 km NNE of Langenbernsdorf, Germany on October 08, 2002 19:21:49

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:16:43

On October 08, 2002 19:21:49 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.0 on the richter scale hit 1 km NNE of Langenbernsdorf, Germany. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 10.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 12.334° and latitude 50.768°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on October 08, 2002 19:21:49 had a magnitude of 2.0 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 Langenbernsdorf in Saxony, Germany, located 1 kilometers or 0 miles ↓ S of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Werdau (Saxony, Germany) located 4 km (2 mi) ↘ SE and Leubnitz (Saxony, Germany) located 5 km (3 mi) ↘ SE 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
1 km (0 mi) ↓ S Langenbernsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
4 km (2 mi) ↘ SE Werdau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
5 km (3 mi) ↘ SE Leubnitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
6 km (4 mi) ↑ N Crimmitschau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
6 km (3 mi) ← W Seelingstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
6 km (4 mi) → E Hartmannsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) ↘ SE Fraureuth Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
8 km (5 mi) ↙ SW Teichwolframsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) → E Weißenborn Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↘ SE Lichtentanne Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↗ NE Dennheritz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) → E Zwickau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↑ N Ponitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↖ NW Nöbdenitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↓ S Mohlsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↙ SW Berga Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Neumark Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↗ NE Meerane Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (8 mi) ↑ N Schmölln Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Löbichau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Ronneburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↗ NE Glauchau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↓ S Greiz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↑ N Schönberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↑ N Gößnitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↗ NE Pfaffroda Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ← W Wünschendorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) → E Mülsen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) → E Wilkau-Haßlau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Großenstein Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) → E Reinsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ↗ NE Remse Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ↑ N Altkirchen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↑ N Saara Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (11 mi) ← W Weida Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Langenwetzendorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Oberwiera Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) → E Lichtenstein Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Sankt Egidien Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Hohenleuben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Brahmenau Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ← W Gera Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Pölzig Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Callenberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Waldenburg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) → E Wildenfels Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Triebes Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↑ N Altenburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↑ N Nobitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Kayna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Zeulenroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ↑ N Rositz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ← W Münchenbernsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Kriebitzsch Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ← W Bad Köstritz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↑ N Windischleuba Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Meuselwitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ← W Kraftsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↑ N Wintersdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↙ SW Auma Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ← W Sankt Gangloff Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Triptis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ← W Tautenhain Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Wetterzeube Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Zeitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Frohburg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ← W Weißenborn Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Lucka Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ← W Hermsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Kretzschau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ← W Bad Klosterlausnitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Regis-Breitingen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Droyßig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ← W Eisenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Theißen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↑ N Deutzen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Lobstädt Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Borna Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Neustadt an der Orla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Neukieritzsch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Deuben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Groitzsch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ← W Stadtroda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Elstertrebnitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Osterfeld Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Pegau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ← W Bürgel Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Teuchern Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↑ N Kitzscher Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Hohenmölsen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Bad Lausick Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Espenhain Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ← W Schkölen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Nessa Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (29 mi) ↑ N Böhlen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (29 mi) ↑ N Rötha Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Stößen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Oppurg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Muschwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Zwenkau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Granschütz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ← W Frauenprießnitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Kitzen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Prittitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↑ N Otterwisch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Langendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ← W Kahla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ← W Rothenstein Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Pößneck Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Langenorla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Belgershain Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Weißenfels Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Leißling Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ← W Camburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Schönburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ← W Jena Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Ranis Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Lützen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Krölpa Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Burgwerben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Naumburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N Großpösna Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Uichteritz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Herschdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N Markkleeberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ← W Lehesten Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ← W Orlamünde Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Goseck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ← W Bucha Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Großkorbetha Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ← W Bad Kösen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Reichardtswerben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Markranstädt Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Naunhof Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Tollwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Großlehna Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Könitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Bad Dürrenberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ← W Bad Sulza Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Spergau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Kötzschau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Goßwitz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Freyburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Kamsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Leipzig Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Unterwellenborn Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (39 mi) ← W Magdala Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Großkayna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (39 mi) ← W Apolda Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Braunsbedra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Leuna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Günthersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Borsdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Brandis Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ← W Niederroßla Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Frankleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Beuna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ← W Eckartsberga Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Zöschen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Krumpa Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Laucha Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ← W Mellingen Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Wallendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Saalfeld Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ← W Oßmanstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Mücheln Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Merseburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Geusa Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Taucha Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Machern Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Ermlitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Rudolstadt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ← W Blankenhain Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ← W Goldbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Schkeuditz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ← W Schwarza Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Raßnitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ← W Bad Bibra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Lochau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ← W Kromsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Karsdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Großkugel Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Schkopau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Rackwitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ← W Weimar Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Döllnitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Jesewitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↙ SW Bad Blankenburg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ← W Bad Berka Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ← W Buttstädt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Gröbers Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Bad Lauchstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Langeneichstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Dieskau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Zwochau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Krostitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ← W Buttelstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ← W Rastenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Wiedemar Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Nebra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Schafstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ← W Nohra Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Queis Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Eilenburg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Zschortau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Holleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Dölbau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Barnstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Reußen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Angersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Döbernitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Halle (Saale) Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Zschepplin Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Zscherben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ← W Wiehe Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Obhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Teutschenthal Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Delitzsch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Halle Neustadt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Hohenthurm Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Querfurt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Landsberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Bennstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ← W Roßleben Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Braschwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Schraplau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Stedten Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ← W Großmonra Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Wansleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Lieskau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Brehna Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Niemberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Langenbogen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Röblingen am See Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Laußig Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Roitzsch Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Oppin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Sennewitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Zappendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Gutenberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Teicha Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Farnstädt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Höhnstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Salzmünde Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Holzweißig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Löbnitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Erdeborn Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Zscherndorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N Bad Düben Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Ramsin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Wallwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Schochwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Osterhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld-Wolfen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Sandersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Pouch Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Trebitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Allstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Zörbig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Greppin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Nauendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N Friedersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Wettin Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ← W Artern Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Beesenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Thalheim Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Hedersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↑ N Schlaitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ← W Voigtstedt Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Wolfen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Löberitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Wolferode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Eisleben Lutherstadt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Muldenstein Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Radegast Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Wimmelburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Löbejün Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Jeßnitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Bobbau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Weißandt-Gölzau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ← W Edersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Görzig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Oberröblingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Hergisdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Polleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Volkstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Blankenheim Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Helbra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Ahlsdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Raguhn Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↑ N Zschornewitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Riestedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Gröbzig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Benndorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Sangerhausen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Edderitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Könnern Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Klostermansfeld Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↑ N Gräfenhainichen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↑ N Möhlau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Siersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Gerbstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
110 km (68 mi) ↑ N Radis Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
110 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Mansfeld Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
110 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Quellendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Großörner Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Belleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Köthen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Hettstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Alsleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↑ N Kemberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
114 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Sandersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
114 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Beesenlaublingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
114 km (71 mi) ↑ N Oranienbaum Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
114 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Wiederstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Peißen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) ↑ N Bergwitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Wippra Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Osternienburger Land Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Osternienburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Baalberge Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Plötzkau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↑ N Vockerode Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↑ N Wörlitz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
119 km (74 mi) ↖ NW Dessau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
120 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Mehringen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
120 km (74 mi) ↖ NW Wulfen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
121 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Bernburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
121 km (75 mi) ↑ N Pratau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
122 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Aken Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
123 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Giersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
123 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Ilberstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
123 km (76 mi) ↑ N Piesteritz Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
124 km (77 mi) ↑ N Wittenberg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
124 km (77 mi) ↖ NW Güsten Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
124 km (77 mi) ↑ N Apollensdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
124 km (77 mi) ↖ NW Roßlau Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
124 km (77 mi) ↑ N Klieken Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
124 km (77 mi) ↑ N Coswig Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
125 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Rodleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
125 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Aschersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
125 km (77 mi) ↖ NW Nienburg/Saale Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
126 km (78 mi) ↑ N Teuchel Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
127 km (79 mi) ↑ N Dobien Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
128 km (79 mi) ↖ NW Neundorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
130 km (81 mi) ↑ N Nudersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
131 km (81 mi) ↖ NW Groß Rosenburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
131 km (81 mi) ↖ NW Staßfurt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
132 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Frose Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
132 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Brumby Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
132 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Hecklingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
132 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Calbe Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
133 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Hoym Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
134 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
134 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Förderstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
134 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Glöthe Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
134 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Nachterstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
136 km (85 mi) ↖ NW Barby Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
137 km (85 mi) ↖ NW Groß Börnecke Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
137 km (85 mi) ↖ NW Atzendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
137 km (85 mi) ↖ NW Gatersleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
138 km (86 mi) ↖ NW Eickendorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
139 km (86 mi) ↖ NW Cochstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
139 km (86 mi) ↖ NW Schneidlingen Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
141 km (87 mi) ↖ NW Eggersdorf Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
141 km (88 mi) ↖ NW Borne Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
141 km (87 mi) ↖ NW Unseburg Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
142 km (88 mi) ↖ NW Biere Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
144 km (89 mi) ↖ NW Wolmirsleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
144 km (90 mi) ↖ NW Egeln Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
145 km (90 mi) ↖ NW Welsleben Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
145 km (90 mi) ↖ NW Schönebeck Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
148 km (92 mi) ↖ NW Kroppenstedt Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
148 km (92 mi) ↖ NW Westeregeln Saxony-Anhalt 🇩🇪 Germany
153 km (95 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
6 km (4 mi) ↘ SE Werdau Solar Power Plant Solar 1.7 MW
13 km (8 mi) ← W Ronneburg I Solar 4.5 MW
13 km (8 mi) ← W Ronneburg - Juwi Solar Power Plant Solar 19.9 MW
14 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Beerwalde Solar 5.2 MW
15 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Ronneburg N Solar 9.5 MW
24 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Pölzig Solar 5.7 MW
24 km (15 mi) ← W Heizkraftwerk Gera-Nord Gas 148.0 MW
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Rositz A1 Solar 10.0 MW
26 km (16 mi) ↑ N Altenburg Kieswerk Solar Power Plant Solar 4.4 MW
27 km (17 mi) ↑ N Altenburg Flugplatz Solar Power Plant Solar 12.1 MW
29 km (18 mi) ← W Rüdersdorf TH Solar 7.6 MW
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Coal Plant #1 Coal 17.5 MW
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW EZ1 Coal 18.5 MW
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Serbitz Solar 5.2 MW
38 km (24 mi) ↑ N Borna Solar 8.5 MW
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Borna Solar Power Plant Solar 3.5 MW
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Deuben power station Coal 86.0 MW
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Heinersdorf Solar Power Plant Solar 7.1 MW
46 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Nessa Solar Power Plant Solar 1.0 MW
46 km (28 mi) ↑ N Lippendorf power station Coal 875.0 MW
46 km (28 mi) ↑ N Braunkohlekraftwerk Lippendorf Coal 875.0 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Waehlitz power station Coal 31.0 MW
48 km (30 mi) ↑ N Espenhain Solar Power Plant Solar 5.0 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW SITA Abfallverwertung GmbH Waste 25.4 MW
54 km (33 mi) ← W HKW Jena Gas 182.0 MW
58 km (36 mi) ← W Eckolst�dt Solar Power Plant Solar 8.5 MW
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Tagewerben II Solar 10.7 MW
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Weißenfels Solar 7.6 MW
60 km (37 mi) ← W Fränkenau Solar 5.9 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Markranst�dt Solar Power Plant Solar 4.1 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW TREA Leuna Waste 32.6 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Raffineriekraftwerk Oil 92.5 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW ILK-GuD Gas 135.7 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW GuD Leuna Gas 52.0 MW
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Spitzenlastkraftwerk Großkayna Oil 120.0 MW
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Heizkraftwerk Leipzig-Nord Gas 167.0 MW
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW D�lzig Solar Power Plant Solar 3.9 MW
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Beuna A Solar 8.0 MW
65 km (40 mi) ↑ N Althen Solar Power Plant Solar 7.3 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Panitzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 7.5 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Zweimen Solar Power Plant Solar 4.0 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Waldpolenz extn Solar 12.3 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Waldpolenz Solar Power Plant Solar 45.0 MW
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Geusa Solar Power Plant Solar 5.9 MW
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Taucha Solar Power Plant Solar 5.3 MW
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Ermlitz-Schkopau Solar 8.5 MW
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N Breitenfeld I Solar 6.3 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW HKW Schwarza Gas 26.5 MW
72 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Lochau Solar Power Plant Solar 3.3 MW
72 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Ra�nitz Solar Power Plant Solar 7.1 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Rackwitz Solar Power Plant Solar 4.2 MW
74 km (46 mi) ← W Weimar - Hydrema Solar Power Plant Solar 1.0 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Schkopau power station Coal 900.0 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Glesien Solar Power Plant Solar 4.2 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Wiesenena Solar Power Plant Solar 5.2 MW
77 km (48 mi) ← W Nohra A Solar 5.5 MW
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Kabelsketal Solar 4.5 MW
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Zwochau Solar Power Plant Solar 3.8 MW
77 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Halle-Dieskau Solar 3.5 MW
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Kombikraftwerk Gas 46.6 MW
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Halle Messe Solar 4.1 MW
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Sietzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Sietzsch E Solar 9.5 MW
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Nemsdorf Solar Power Plant Solar 4.8 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Delitzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 32.1 MW
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Delitzsch - Fabrikstra�e Solar Power Plant Solar 2.7 MW
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Biomass Generator #17 Biomass 40.0 MW
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Delitzsch - Ziehwerk Solar Power Plant Solar 1.8 MW
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW HKW Halle Trotha Gas 254.0 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Solarpark Stedten Solar 28.34412 MW
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Hohenthurm Solar Power Plant Solar 4.3 MW
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Braschwitz Solar Power Plant Solar 8.0 MW
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Teutschenthal Solar Power Plant Solar 7.1 MW
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Solarpark Amsdorf Solar 28.344 MW
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Landsberg G1 Solar 6.7 MW
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Grubenheizkraftwerk Coal 49.0 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Oppin Solar Power Plant Solar 6.9 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Sennewitz A Solar 6.0 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Sennewitz B Solar 4.5 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Roitzsch - Enerparc Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Roitzsch - Capital Stage Solar Power Plant Solar 12.7 MW
91 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Glebitzsch Solar Power Plant Solar 3.9 MW
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Allstedt Solar Power Plant Solar 19.2 MW
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Alte Kaserne Solar 10.0 MW
93 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Rothenschirmbach Solar Power Plant Solar 1.2 MW
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Zscherndorf Solar 8.5 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld-Wolfen - GP Joule Solar Power Plant Solar 3.0 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld Microtech Solar 5.4 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW GuD Bitterfeld Gas 106.0 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW PD energy GmbH Waste 9.9 MW
96 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Greppin Solar 8.0 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Spitzenlastkraftwerk Wolfen Gas 40.0 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Birkenhof Solar 5.2 MW
97 km (60 mi) ← W Artern Solar Power Plant Solar 4.9 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW R�dgen Solar Power Plant Solar 7.0 MW
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Lettewitz Solar Power Plant Solar 13.3 MW
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW M�sthinsdorf Solar Power Plant Solar 5.1 MW
99 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Bitterfeld-Wolfen F1 Solar 9.6 MW
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Muldenstein Solar 11.2 MW
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Voigstedt Solar Power Plant Solar 3.7 MW
101 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Krughütte Solar 29.1 MW
101 km (63 mi) ← W Edersleben A Solar 10.0 MW
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Oberr�blingen Solar Power Plant Solar 8.1 MW
104 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Helbra Solar 11.5 MW
105 km (65 mi) ↑ N Golpa Solar 6.0 MW
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Sangerhausen Solar Power Plant Solar 1.0 MW
106 km (66 mi) ↑ N Gräfenhainichen II Solar 8.0 MW
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Apfelborn Solar Power Plant Solar 2.0 MW
107 km (66 mi) ↑ N Gräfenhainichen I Solar 6.0 MW
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Köthen Flugplatz Solar 14.8 MW
109 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Köthen Enerparc Solar 4.9 MW
109 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Köthen VI-IX Solar 17.1 MW
109 km (67 mi) ↖ NW K�then Solar Power Plant Solar 45.0 MW
109 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Köthen XI Solar 7.0 MW
110 km (68 mi) ↖ NW P&L Werk Könnern Coal 20.3 MW
112 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Großörner Solar 7.0 MW
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Walbeck Solar Power Plant Solar 2.5 MW
115 km (72 mi) ↑ N Oranienbaum Solar 8.2 MW
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Chörau A Solar 4.0 MW
117 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Dessau power station Coal 49.0 MW
120 km (74 mi) ↑ N Vockerode Solar Power Plant Solar 9.6 MW
120 km (74 mi) ↖ NW Wulfen Solar Power Plant Solar 2.7 MW
121 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Industriekraftwerk Bernburg (IKB) Gas 66.0 MW
121 km (75 mi) ↖ NW ILK-EKT Other 14.0 MW
121 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Bernburg A Solar 6.0 MW
121 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Dampfturbinenanlage der EBS-Kessel Waste 35.0 MW
122 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Bernburg Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
124 km (77 mi) ↑ N Coswig Solar 4.0 MW
124 km (77 mi) ↑ N Biomasseheizkraftwerk Piesteritz Biomass 18.1 MW
129 km (80 mi) ↖ NW Hohenerxleben Solar Power Plant Solar 1.3 MW
131 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Sta�furt 1 Solar Power Plant Solar 5.0 MW
132 km (82 mi) ↖ NW GuD-Ikw Staßfurt Gas 132.0 MW
132 km (82 mi) ↖ NW REMONDIS Thermische Abfallverwertung GmbH Waste 24.0 MW
133 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Biomass Generator #16 Biomass 10.2 MW
133 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Calbe 2 Solar Power Plant Solar 4.3 MW
133 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Sta�furt 2 Solar Power Plant Solar 2.5 MW
137 km (85 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst Solar Power Plant Solar 12.0 MW
137 km (85 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst III-V Solar 24.9 MW
137 km (85 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst I Solar 9.0 MW
137 km (85 mi) ↖ NW Zerbst Solar 37.8 MW
138 km (86 mi) ↖ NW KWK-Anlage Barby Gas 18.0 MW
141 km (87 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 2.0 earthquake that struck 1 km NNE of Langenbernsdorf, Germany on October 08, 2002 19:21:49. 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 2.0 Earthquake Struck 1 km NNE of Langenbernsdorf, Germany on October 08, 2002 19:21:49
Date and Time
2002-10-08 19:21:49 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.0 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
10.0 km
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