Magnitude 1.9 Earthquake Struck 1 km NE of Perales de Tajuña, Spain on April 08, 2003 23:55:17

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:18:18

On April 08, 2003 23:55:17 an earthquake with magnitude of 1.9 on the richter scale hit 1 km NE of Perales de Tajuña, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 0.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -3.339° and latitude 40.241°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on April 08, 2003 23:55:17 had a magnitude of 1.9 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 Perales de Tajuña in Madrid, Spain, located 1 kilometers or 0 miles ↓ S of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Tielmes (Madrid, Spain) located 2 km (1 mi) ↗ NE and Valdilecha (Madrid, Spain) located 6 km (4 mi) ↑ N of the epicenter.

In total, we found 321 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
1 km (0 mi) ↓ S Perales de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
2 km (1 mi) ↗ NE Tielmes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
6 km (4 mi) ↑ N Valdilecha Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↗ NE Carabaña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↙ SW Morata de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ← W Arganda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↘ SE Villarejo de Salvanés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↖ NW Campo Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Belmonte de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) → E Valdaracete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N Villar del Olmo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N Pozuelo del Rey Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↓ S Chinchón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↓ S Colmenar de Oreja Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↑ N Nuevo Baztán Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↗ NE Ambite Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ← W Rivas-Vaciamadrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Loeches Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Velilla de San Antonio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Torres de la Alameda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↑ N Valverde de Alcalá Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↓ S Villaconejos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Mejorada del Campo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) → E Fuentidueña de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) → E Brea de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↙ SW San Martín de la Vega Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↑ N Corpa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Mondéjar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) → E Estremera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Villamanrique de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↑ N Villalbilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Titulcia Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↑ N Pezuela de las Torres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Fuentenovilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Driebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Ciempozuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↑ N Anchuelo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW San Fernando de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Torrejón de Ardoz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ← W Villa de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Alcalá de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Coslada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (16 mi) ↑ N Santorcaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Mazuecos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ← W Vicálvaro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Pozo de Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Albares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↑ N Pioz Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Villarrubia de Santiago Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Valdemoro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↑ N Loranca de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↑ N Los Santos de la Humosa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↓ S Noblejas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Escariche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ← W Pinto Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Zarza de Tajo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↑ N Pozo de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Santa Cruz de la Zarza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (19 mi) ← W San Blas-Canillejas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Barajas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ← W Villaverde Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Ontígola Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ← W Puente de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Belinchón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Aranjuez Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (19 mi) ← W Moratalaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Paracuellos de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Camarma de Esteruelas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Ocaña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ← W Retiro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ← W Ciudad Lineal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Hontoba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Seseña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Ajalvir Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Yebra Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Escopete Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Daganzo de Arriba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ← W Getafe Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) → E Leganiel Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ← W Usera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Meco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ← W Arganzuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Valdarachas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Aranzueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ← W Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Parla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Azuqueca de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ← W Carabanchel Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ← W Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Hortaleza Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ← W Provincia de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ← W City Center Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Villatobas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ← W Leganés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Torrejón de Velasco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ← W Chamberí Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ← W Chamartín Ávila 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) → E Illana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Yebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ← W Pinar de Chamartín Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↑ N Villanueva de la Torre Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Cobeña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ← W Tetuán de las Victorias Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) → E Barajas de Melo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) → E Tarancón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ← W Latina Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Borox Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ← W Fuenlabrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↑ N Renera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Torrejón de la Calzada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Esquivias Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↑ N Chiloeches Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Fresno de Torote Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ← W Moncloa-Aravaca Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Zorita de los Canes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Las Tablas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↗ NE Hueva Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) ↑ N Alovera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N Quer Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↓ S Ciruelos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↗ NE Pastrana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Armuña de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Algete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Yeles Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S Dosbarrios Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ← W Humanes de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Alcobendas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ← W Alcorcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Albalate de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Cubas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Almonacid de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW San Sebastián de los Reyes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Cabañas de Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Casarrubuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Horche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) → E Saceda-Trasierra Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↑ N Fuentelviejo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Griñón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ← W Fuencarral-El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↑ N Valdeavero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Sayatón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↑ N Valdeaveruelo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) → E Huelves Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Cabanillas del Campo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Torrejón del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ← W Moraleja de Enmedio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Moratilla de los Meleros Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ← W Pozuelo de Alarcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Fuente de Pedro Naharro Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Illescas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ← W Móstoles Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Valdeconcha Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Añover de Tajo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Valdeolmos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Fuente el Saz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) → E Paredes Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Ugena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↑ N Tendilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) → E Vellisca Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Serranillos del Valle Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Numancia de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Lupiana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Pantoja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Romanones Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ← W El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) → E Tribaldos Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Ribatejada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Carranque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↓ S Huerta de Valdecarábanos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Yuncos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↑ N Marchamalo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (31 mi) → E Uclés Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Torrubia del Campo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ← W Villaviciosa de Odón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Fuentelencina Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ← W Boadilla del Monte Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ← W Arroyomolinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Batres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) → E Villarrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Galápagos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Cobeja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Tres Cantos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Cabezamesada Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Cedillo del Condado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↑ N Centenera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Yuncler Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Valdetorres de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ← W Majadahonda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Valfermoso de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Horcajo de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Alhóndiga Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Peñalver Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ← W Las Rozas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Palomeque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ↑ N Aldeanueva de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW San Agustín del Guadalix Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Tórtola de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW El Álamo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Lominchar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Atanzón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Fontanar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Corral de Almaguer Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Villaseca de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N Valdeavellano Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↑ N Irueste Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Talamanca de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Lillo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Pozorrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ← W Navalcarnero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Cabañas de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Villamuelas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Caspueñas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Colmenar Viejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ← W Las Matas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ← W Brunete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Valdepiélagos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Yunquera de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW El Molar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Pedrezuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ← W Villanueva del Pardillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Mocejón Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Magán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Valdegrudas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ← W Sevilla La Nueva Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Abajo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Recas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Casarrubios del Monte Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ← W Villanueva de la Cañada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Ciruelas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↑ N Torija Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (37 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Arriba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW El Vellón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Chozas de Canales Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Tembleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N San Andrés del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ← W Torrelodones Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Cañizar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Villanueva de Bogas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ← W Quijorna Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Olías del Rey Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ← W Hoyo de Manzanares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Valmojado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ← W Villamanta Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ← W Villanueva de Perales Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Trijueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Bargas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Villamayor de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ← W Galapagar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ← W Colmenarejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Puebla de Almenara Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Camarenilla Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ← W Villamantilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ← W Valdemorillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Camarena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Alcardete Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Villacañas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Manzanares el Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Arcicóllar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (44 mi) ↓ S Mascaraque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N Brihuega Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ← W Collado-Villalba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ← W Navalagamella Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Nambroca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Boalo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Hontanaya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ← W Moralzarzal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ← W Méntrida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↓ S Mora Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ← W Navalquejigo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Villamiel de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ← W Aldea del Fresno Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Turleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ← W Alpedrete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↙ SW Burguillos de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Villaminaya Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ← W Colmenar del Arroyo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ← W Fresnedillas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Cobisa Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ← W Chapinería Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ← W El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ← W Becerril de la Sierra Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ← W Collado Mediano Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Fuensalida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Quintanar de la Orden Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Chueca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↓ S Manzaneque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Huecas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ← W San Lorenzo de El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Rielves Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) ← W Navacerrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ← W Zarzalejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ← W Guadarrama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↓ S Orgaz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Ajofrín Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Layos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ← W Los Molinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Quero Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Miguel Esteban Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ← W Cercedilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↓ S Sonseca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ↙ SW Guadamur Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Mazarambroz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Casasbuenas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Polán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↓ S Madridejos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↓ S Consuegra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Marjaliza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↙ SW Noez Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Villafranca de los Caballeros Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Mota del Cuervo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↓ S Camuñas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↙ SW Pulgar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Campo de Criptana Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Alcázar de San Juan Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↓ S Urda Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↙ SW Cuerva Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Pedro Muñoz Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 12 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
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S P. E. LA PLATA Wind 21.25 MW
40 km (25 mi) ↗ NE BOLARQUE I GRUPO 1 Hydro 27.94 MW
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE BOLARQUE II GRUPO 1 Hydro 215.0 MW
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW ACECA GRUPO 4 Gas 758.74 MW
56 km (35 mi) → E Saelices Solar 11.3 MW
70 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Puebla de Almoradiel Solar 11.8 MW
73 km (45 mi) ← W LAS PICADAS GRUPO 1 Hydro 24.32 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↙ SW Bargas Solar 5.2 MW
77 km (47 mi) ← W SILVON 2 Hydro 81.54 MW
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Villaverde Solar 5.0 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Madridejos Solar 8.8 MW
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Eruela Solar 7.0 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 4 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 1.9 earthquake that struck 1 km NE of Perales de Tajuña, Spain on April 08, 2003 23:55:17. These types were Solar power plants, Wind power plants, Hydro 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.

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.

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.

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 1.9 Earthquake Struck 1 km NE of Perales de Tajuña, Spain on April 08, 2003 23:55:17
Date and Time
2003-04-08 23:55:17 (UTC)
Magnitude
1.9 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
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