Magnitude 1.5 Earthquake Struck 4 km SSE of Videmala, Spain on August 14, 2003 03:50:19

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:19:30

On August 14, 2003 03:50:19 an earthquake with magnitude of 1.5 on the richter scale hit 4 km SSE of Videmala, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 0.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -6.015° and latitude 41.576°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on August 14, 2003 03:50:19 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 Videmala in Zamora, Spain, located 4 kilometers or 2 miles ↖ NW of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Villalcampo (Zamora, Spain) located 6 km (4 mi) ↓ S and Manzanal del Barco (Zamora, Spain) located 8 km (5 mi) ↑ N of the epicenter.

In total, we found 299 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
4 km (2 mi) ↖ NW Videmala Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
6 km (4 mi) ↓ S Villalcampo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↑ N Manzanal del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↑ N Carbajales de Alba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Villadepera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) ↗ NE Palacios del Pan Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ← W Fonfría Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↖ NW Losacino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↙ SW Moralina Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↘ SE Almaraz de Duero Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↓ S Moral de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) ↑ N Santa Eufemia del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) ↙ SW Villardiegua de la Ribera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Losacio Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Vegalatrave Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ← W Samir de los Caños Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ↙ SW Torregamones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (11 mi) ↑ N Olmillos de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↓ S Luelmo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↙ SW Gamones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (11 mi) ↗ NE Montamarta Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↑ N Provincia de Zamora Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↑ N Perilla de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) → E Roales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Ferreruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Pereruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Gallegos del Río Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Argañín Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) → E Valcabado Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) → E Cubillos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) → E Zamora Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Miranda do Douro Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Bermillo de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) → E Monfarracinos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↑ N Pozuelo de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (16 mi) ↓ S Muga de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (16 mi) ↗ NE San Cebrián de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↗ NE Piedrahita de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↗ NE Moreruela de los Infanzones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (16 mi) → E Entrala Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (16 mi) ↑ N Moreruela de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) → E Morales del Vino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↑ N Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Fariza Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↘ SE Fresno de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Torres del Carrizal Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ← W Rabanales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Molacillos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) → E Villaralbo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) → E Arcenillas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↑ N Faramontanos de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Ríofrío de Aliste Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ← W Alcañices Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Pajares de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↓ S Villar del Buey Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Campeán Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) → E Cazurra Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) → E Casaseca de Campeán Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Manganeses de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Moraleja del Vino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Cerecinos del Carrizal Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Benegiles Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↖ NW San Vicente de la Cabeza Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (19 mi) → E Casaseca de las Chanas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (21 mi) → E Peleas de Abajo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Arquillinos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Cabañas de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Granja de Moreruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) → E Corrales Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Peñausende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) → E Gema Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) → E Jambrina Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ← W San Vitero Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Ferreras de Abajo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Villalba de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) → E Santa Clara de Avedillo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↓ S Salce Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Ferreras de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ← W Rábano de Aliste Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↑ N Pueblica de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Villarrín de Campos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) ↓ S Carbellino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Sendim Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
40 km (24 mi) ↑ N Villanueva de las Peras Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) ↑ N Friera de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Mayalde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N Santa María de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N Bretocino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N Bretó Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Otero de Bodas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Morales de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Santiz Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Burganes de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Santovenia Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Vimioso Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
42 km (26 mi) → E Cuelgamures Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Fermoselle Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) → E Fuentespreadas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ← W Trabazos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↑ N Villaveza de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↑ N Melgar de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Mahide Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↓ S Sardón de los Frailes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Calzadilla de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Moraleja de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (27 mi) ↑ N Navianos de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Milles de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Santa Croya de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↑ N Santibáñez de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↓ S Monleras Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Villardeciervos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Palacios del Arzobispo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Camarzana de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Villaveza del Agua Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Vega de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Almendra Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Micereces de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↑ N Villanázar Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ← W Figueruela de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Valdelosa Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↑ N Arcos de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↓ S Villaseco de los Reyes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Zamayón Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Barcial del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Añover de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Trabanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Villarino de los Aires Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Santa Colomba de las Monjas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↑ N Quiruelas de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Brime de Urz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE San Pelayo de Guareña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Quintanilla de Urz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW San Pedro de Ceque Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Santa Cristina de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Granucillo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Villanueva de Azoague Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Brime de Sog Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ↓ S Iruelos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Aldearrodrigo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Ledesma Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Santibáñez de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Benavente Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Ahigal de Villarino Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Manganeses de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Torresmenudas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Mombuey Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Juzbado Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Topas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↓ S Gejuelo del Barro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Forfoleda Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Uña de Quintana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Tremedal de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (36 mi) ↓ S Puertas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Manzanal de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Brincones Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Molezuelas de la Carballeda Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Villabrázaro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Fuente Encalada Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↑ N Arrabalde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Villaferrueña Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Cernadilla Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Almenara de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Santa María de la Vega Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↑ N Fresno de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Peque Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Villageriz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Villaseco de los Gamitos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Calzada de Valdunciel Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (37 mi) ↑ N San Cristóbal de Entreviñas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Zarapicos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Ayoó de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↑ N Alcubilla de Nogales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Manzanal de los Infantes Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Valdunciel Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Villar de Samaniego Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE San Pedro del Valle Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Espadaña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Villarmayor Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Maire de Castroponce Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) ↓ S Villar de Peralonso Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Coomonte Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Doñinos de Ledesma Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Cubo de Benavente Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) ↓ S Encina de San Silvestre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Valverdón Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Vega de Tirados Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Pobladura del Valle Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Sanchón de la Ribera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Masueco Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Mogadouro Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
64 km (40 mi) ← W Bragança Municipality Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
64 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Florida de Liébana Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Castellanos de Villiquera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↓ S Villasdardo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Golpejas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Aldeadávila de la Ribera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↓ S Villarmuerto Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ← W Samil Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
65 km (40 mi) ↑ N San Esteban de Nogales Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Valsalabroso Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Asturianos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Muelas de los Caballeros Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Matilla de Arzón Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N San Adrián del Valle Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Espadañedo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↓ S Cabeza del Caballo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Justel Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↓ S Santa María de Sando Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↓ S Barceo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Peralejos de Arriba Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Palacios de Sanabria Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Sando Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Rollán Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Monterrubio de Armuña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Parada de Arriba Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Carrascal de Barregas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Pozuelo del Páramo Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Peralejos de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Castrocontrigo Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Villamayor Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Valderrodrigo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Villares de la Reina Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Cipérez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Galindo y Perahuy Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↓ S Vitigudino Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Cerezal de Peñahorcada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Doñinos de Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Mieza Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Canillas de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Robleda-Cervantes Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Puebla de Sanabria Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Guadramiro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Tabera de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Encinasola de los Comendadores Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Villasbuenas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Calzada de Don Diego Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↓ S Garcirrey Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S Moronta Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Santa Marta de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Macedo de Cavaleiros Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
77 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Carbajosa de la Sagrada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↓ S Barruecopardo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Aldeatejada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Robliza de Cojos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Pelarrodríguez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW San Justo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Galende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Vilvestre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ← W Cobreros Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Yecla de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Pozos de Hinojo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Aldehuela de la Bóveda Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Saldeana Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Trefacio Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Arapiles Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Miranda de Azán Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Provincia de Salamanca Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↓ S Cerralbo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Alfândega da Fé Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
82 km (51 mi) ↓ S Buenamadre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Matilla de los Caños del Río Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Bermellar Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (52 mi) ↙ SW Saucelle Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Freixo de Espada à Cinta Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
85 km (53 mi) ↓ S Villares de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↓ S Bogajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Mozárbez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (52 mi) ← W Hermisende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Villavieja de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Villalba de los Llanos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ← W Vinhais Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
87 km (54 mi) ↓ S Boada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↓ S La Fuente de San Esteban Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↓ S San Muñoz Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Morille Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ← W Lubián Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE San Pedro de Rozados Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Retortillo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↙ SW Hinojosa de Duero Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↓ S Olmedo de Camaces Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↓ S Lumbrales Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↓ S Bañobárez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↓ S Sobradillo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ← W Porto Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ← W Pías Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↓ S San Felices de los Gallegos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↓ S Ahigal de los Aceiteros Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↙ SW Mata de Lobos Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
103 km (64 mi) ↙ SW Escalhão Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
104 km (64 mi) ↓ S Puerto Seguro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S La Bouza Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S Almofala Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
108 km (67 mi) ↙ SW Vilar de Amargo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
109 km (68 mi) ↙ SW Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
110 km (68 mi) ↓ S Vermiosa Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
111 km (69 mi) ↙ SW Castelo Rodrigo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
114 km (71 mi) ↓ S Vilar Torpim Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
115 km (72 mi) ↓ S Reigada Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 36 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
5 km (3 mi) ↘ SE RICOBAYO II 1 Hydro 326.57 MW
12 km (7 mi) ↑ N P. E. EL HIERRO Wind 38.4 MW
14 km (8 mi) ↙ SW CASTRO II Hydro 195.29 MW
20 km (12 mi) → E Pereruela Solar 9.9 MW
30 km (19 mi) ↑ N P.E. VALMEDIANO Wind 34.0 MW
30 km (19 mi) ↑ N PARQUE EOLICO VALMEDIANO Wind 44.88 MW
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S VILLANUA Hydro 10.9 MW
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S VILLARINO 4 Hydro 850.88 MW
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW RIBADELAGO GR 3 Hydro 34.56 MW
51 km (32 mi) ↖ NW VALPARAISO 2 Hydro 65.1 MW
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Castanheira Wind 4.0 MW
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW P. E. VALPARAISO Wind 41.25 MW
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Villabrázaro Solar 5.5 MW
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW CERNADILLA Hydro 33.32 MW
60 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Valverdon Solar 5.5 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S P. E. LA PENUCA Wind 33.0 MW
69 km (42 mi) ↙ SW ALDEADAVILA II 2 Hydro 1226.43 MW
70 km (43 mi) ← W Prado Novo Hydro 2.9 MW
74 km (46 mi) ← W Montezinho Hydro 1.4 MW
77 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Borninhos Wind 2.0 MW
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Bornes Wind 60.0 MW
82 km (51 mi) ← W Trutas Hydro 2.2 MW
82 km (51 mi) ← W Nunes Hydro 8.7 MW
85 km (52 mi) ↖ NW PARQUE EOLICO SAN CIPRIAN Wind 17.85 MW
88 km (55 mi) ↙ SW SAUCELLE II 1 Hydro 516.39 MW
89 km (55 mi) ← W P.E. AMPLIACION HEDROSO ACIBEROS Wind 14.0 MW
89 km (55 mi) ← W P. E. AMPLIACION A LA GAMONEDA (AMPL. RE-2623) Wind 29.75 MW
89 km (55 mi) ← W AMPLIACION PADORNELO Wind 18.0 MW
89 km (55 mi) ← W P. E. CINSEIRO Wind 12.0 MW
89 km (55 mi) ← W PADORNELO Wind 31.45 MW
89 km (55 mi) ← W HEDROSO-ACIBEROS Wind 31.45 MW
89 km (55 mi) ← W P.E. LUBIAN Wind 50.0 MW
89 km (55 mi) ← W P. E. LA GAMONEDA (AMPLIADA CON RE-1814) Wind 19.8 MW
92 km (57 mi) ↙ SW Felgar Wind 8.0 MW
119 km (74 mi) ↙ SW Senhora de Monforte Hydro 10.0 MW
120 km (74 mi) ↓ S Vale de Madeira Hydro 1.35 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 3 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 1.5 earthquake that struck 4 km SSE of Videmala, Spain on August 14, 2003 03:50:19. These types were Solar power plants, Wind 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.

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 1.5 Earthquake Struck 4 km SSE of Videmala, Spain on August 14, 2003 03:50:19
Date and Time
2003-08-14 03:50:19 (UTC)
Magnitude
1.5 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
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