Magnitude 1.0 Earthquake Struck 15 km NNE of Torre de Moncorvo, Portugal on February 28, 2004 08:23:53

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:21:31

On February 28, 2004 08:23:53 an earthquake with magnitude of 1.0 on the richter scale hit 15 km NNE of Torre de Moncorvo, Portugal. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 0.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -6.963° and latitude 41.296°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on February 28, 2004 08:23:53 had a magnitude of 1.0 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 Alfândega da Fé in Bragança, Portugal, located 5 kilometers or 3 miles ↑ N of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Mogadouro (Bragança, Portugal) located 21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE and Freixo de Espada à Cinta (Bragança, Portugal) located 26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE 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
5 km (3 mi) ↑ N Alfândega da Fé Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Mogadouro Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Freixo de Espada à Cinta Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
27 km (16 mi) → E Mieza Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↘ SE Vilvestre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↑ N Macedo de Cavaleiros Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
30 km (18 mi) → E Aldeadávila de la Ribera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) → E Cerezal de Peñahorcada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Saucelle Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Masueco Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) → E Barruecopardo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Hinojosa de Duero Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Escalhão Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
38 km (24 mi) → E Cabeza del Caballo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↓ S Vilar de Amargo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
40 km (24 mi) → E Villasbuenas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Saldeana Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Bermellar Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) → E Villarino de los Aires Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Mata de Lobos Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
43 km (27 mi) → E Valsalabroso Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
44 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Sobradillo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Lumbrales Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Sendim Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
45 km (28 mi) → E Valderrodrigo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↓ S Castelo Rodrigo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
46 km (28 mi) → E Encinasola de los Comendadores Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Cerralbo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Fermoselle Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Vimioso Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
48 km (30 mi) → E Trabanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) → E Villar de Samaniego Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Almofala Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
50 km (31 mi) → E Guadramiro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Ahigal de los Aceiteros Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) → E Barceo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) → E Sanchón de la Ribera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) → E Ahigal de Villarino Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Vilar Torpim Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
52 km (32 mi) → E Almendra Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Vermiosa Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
53 km (32 mi) ↘ SE La Bouza Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Puerto Seguro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) → E Yecla de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Olmedo de Camaces Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) → E Vitigudino Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE San Felices de los Gallegos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Bragança Municipality Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Reigada Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
55 km (34 mi) → E Iruelos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) → E Brincones Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Bogajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↑ N Samil Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
56 km (35 mi) → E Villarmuerto Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) → E Moronta Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Bañobárez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) → E Sardón de los Frailes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Fariza Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) → E Peralejos de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Vinhais Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
60 km (37 mi) → E Puertas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) → E Peralejos de Arriba Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Miranda do Douro Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
62 km (39 mi) → E Pozos de Hinojo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) → E Espadaña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Villavieja de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) → E Monleras Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) → E Salce Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Trabazos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Muga de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Villar del Buey Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Argañín Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Rábano de Aliste Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) → E Villaseco de los Reyes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Villares de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) → E Villar de Peralonso Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Gamones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Alcañices Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Torregamones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) → E Carbellino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) → E Tremedal de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) → E Cipérez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Villardiegua de la Ribera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Bermillo de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Luelmo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Moralina Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Retortillo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) → E Villasdardo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Moral de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Villadepera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (45 mi) ↑ N San Vitero Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) → E Gejuelo del Barro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Rabanales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↑ N Hermisende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Figueruela de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) → E Boada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) → E Villaseco de los Gamitos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) → E Buenamadre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Pelarrodríguez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) → E Santa María de Sando Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↗ NE Fonfría Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↗ NE Samir de los Caños Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) → E Encina de San Silvestre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) → E La Fuente de San Esteban Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↗ NE Villalcampo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↑ N Mahide Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) → E Sando Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Gallegos del Río Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Moraleja de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Lubián Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Fresno de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) → E Garcirrey Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↗ NE San Vicente de la Cabeza Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) → E Doñinos de Ledesma Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) → E Ledesma Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↗ NE Videmala Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↗ NE Vegalatrave Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (52 mi) ↗ NE Losacino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Pías Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Ríofrío de Aliste Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↑ N Manzanal de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↑ N Puebla de Sanabria Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) → E Villarmayor Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE Carbajales de Alba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Santiz Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Cobreros Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE Almaraz de Duero Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Añover de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE Losacio Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↗ NE Ferreruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Palacios del Arzobispo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Aldehuela de la Bóveda Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E San Muñoz Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) → E Peñausende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↗ NE Pereruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↑ N Villardeciervos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) → E Tabera de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↗ NE Manzanal del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Ferreras de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Asturianos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Cernadilla Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Palacios de Sanabria Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Robleda-Cervantes Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N Galende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↗ NE Provincia de Zamora Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E San Pelayo de Guareña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Golpejas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (59 mi) → E Vega de Tirados Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Trefacio Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) → E Rollán Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Olmillos de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) → E Juzbado Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) → E Provincia de Salamanca Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) → E Robliza de Cojos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) → E Canillas de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) → E Zamayón Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) → E San Pedro del Valle Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) ↗ NE Palacios del Pan Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↑ N Mombuey Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E Zarapicos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N San Justo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N Manzanal de los Infantes Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N Porto Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E Mayalde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) → E Almenara de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) → E Aldearrodrigo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) → E Calzada de Don Diego Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↗ NE Santa Eufemia del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↑ N Otero de Bodas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↗ NE Cabañas de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) → E Galindo y Perahuy Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↗ NE Ferreras de Abajo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) → E Valdelosa Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) → E Villalba de los Llanos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (62 mi) ↗ NE Villanueva de Campeán Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) → E Matilla de los Caños del Río Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) → E Torresmenudas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↗ NE Entrala Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↗ NE Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↗ NE Casaseca de Campeán Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↑ N Espadañedo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↗ NE Perilla de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) → E Parada de Arriba Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) → E Valverdón Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↗ NE Roales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) → E Forfoleda Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↗ NE Corrales Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↑ N Peque Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↗ NE Morales del Vino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↗ NE Montamarta Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↑ N Vega de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↗ NE Pozuelo de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↗ NE Zamora Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (65 mi) → E Florida de Liébana Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↗ NE Valcabado Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↗ NE Cazurra Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↑ N Calzadilla de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (65 mi) ↑ N Muelas de los Caballeros Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) → E Carrascal de Barregas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↗ NE Moreruela de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↗ NE Peleas de Abajo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↗ NE Cubillos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↗ NE Faramontanos de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↗ NE Santa Clara de Avedillo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) → E Calzada de Valdunciel Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↗ NE Melgar de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) → E Doñinos de Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↗ NE Villanueva de las Peras Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↗ NE Monfarracinos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↗ NE Jambrina Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↗ NE Casaseca de las Chanas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↗ NE Villaralbo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↗ NE Arcenillas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↑ N Molezuelas de la Carballeda Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) → E Castellanos de Villiquera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↑ N Camarzana de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (67 mi) ↗ NE Cuelgamures Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↑ N Justel Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) → E Valdunciel Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↗ NE San Cebrián de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↗ NE Moraleja del Vino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↗ NE Gema Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↗ NE Fuentespreadas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↗ NE Santa María de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↑ N Uña de Quintana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↑ N San Pedro de Ceque Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) → E Villamayor Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↗ NE Moreruela de los Infanzones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↗ NE Piedrahita de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) → E Topas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↗ NE Santa Croya de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↗ NE Pueblica de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↗ NE Morales de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↗ NE Molacillos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↑ N Cubo de Benavente Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↗ NE Torres del Carrizal Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) → E Villares de la Reina Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) → E Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (70 mi) ↑ N Brime de Sog Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) → E Aldeatejada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) → E Monterrubio de Armuña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↗ NE Friera de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↗ NE Pajares de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (72 mi) ↗ NE Manganeses de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↗ NE Santibáñez de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↑ N Santibáñez de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) → E Miranda de Azán Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↗ NE Granja de Moreruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↗ NE Benegiles Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (72 mi) ↗ NE Cerecinos del Carrizal Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↑ N Castrocontrigo Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (72 mi) → E Carbajosa de la Sagrada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (72 mi) → E San Pedro de Rozados Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (72 mi) ↗ NE Villaveza de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↑ N Ayoó de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↗ NE Arquillinos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) → E Santa Marta de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) → E Morille Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) → E Arapiles Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (73 mi) ↗ NE Micereces de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↗ NE Bretocino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (75 mi) ↑ N Fuente Encalada Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ↗ NE Granucillo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ↗ NE Bretó Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (75 mi) ↗ NE Villalba de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ↗ NE Navianos de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) → E Mozárbez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ↗ NE Burganes de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↗ NE Santovenia Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↗ NE Brime de Urz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (77 mi) ↑ N Villageriz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↗ NE Villarrín de Campos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↗ NE Villanázar Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↗ NE Quintanilla de Urz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↗ NE Quiruelas de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↗ NE Milles de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↑ N Alcubilla de Nogales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↑ N Arrabalde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↗ NE Villaveza del Agua Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↗ NE Arcos de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↗ NE Villaferrueña Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↑ N San Esteban de Nogales Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↗ NE Barcial del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↗ NE Santa Colomba de las Monjas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↗ NE Santa María de la Vega Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (80 mi) ↗ NE Manganeses de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (80 mi) ↗ NE Santa Cristina de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↗ NE Villanueva de Azoague Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (82 mi) ↗ NE Coomonte Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↗ NE Fresno de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↗ NE Benavente Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↗ NE Villabrázaro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (82 mi) ↗ NE Maire de Castroponce Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↗ NE Pobladura del Valle Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (85 mi) ↗ NE San Adrián del Valle Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↗ NE Pozuelo del Páramo Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (85 mi) ↗ NE San Cristóbal de Entreviñas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (88 mi) ↗ NE Matilla de Arzón Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain

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
14 km (8 mi) ↓ S Felgar Wind 8.0 MW
18 km (11 mi) ↑ N Bornes Wind 60.0 MW
20 km (12 mi) ↑ N Borninhos Wind 2.0 MW
25 km (15 mi) → E ALDEADAVILA II 2 Hydro 1226.43 MW
30 km (19 mi) ↘ SE SAUCELLE II 1 Hydro 516.39 MW
31 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Castanheira Wind 4.0 MW
39 km (24 mi) → E P. E. LA PENUCA Wind 33.0 MW
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Senhora de Monforte Hydro 10.0 MW
53 km (33 mi) → E VILLANUA Hydro 10.9 MW
54 km (34 mi) → E VILLARINO 4 Hydro 850.88 MW
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Vale de Madeira Hydro 1.35 MW
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Nunes Hydro 8.7 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↑ N Trutas Hydro 2.2 MW
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Prado Novo Hydro 2.9 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↗ NE CASTRO II Hydro 195.29 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Montezinho Hydro 1.4 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N P.E. LUBIAN Wind 50.0 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N PADORNELO Wind 31.45 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N P.E. AMPLIACION HEDROSO ACIBEROS Wind 14.0 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N P. E. CINSEIRO Wind 12.0 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N P. E. LA GAMONEDA (AMPLIADA CON RE-1814) Wind 19.8 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N P. E. AMPLIACION A LA GAMONEDA (AMPL. RE-2623) Wind 29.75 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N AMPLIACION PADORNELO Wind 18.0 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N HEDROSO-ACIBEROS Wind 31.45 MW
85 km (53 mi) ↗ NE RICOBAYO II 1 Hydro 326.57 MW
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N CERNADILLA Hydro 33.32 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↗ NE P. E. EL HIERRO Wind 38.4 MW
96 km (60 mi) ↑ N VALPARAISO 2 Hydro 65.1 MW
96 km (59 mi) ↑ N P. E. VALPARAISO Wind 41.25 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↗ NE Pereruela Solar 9.9 MW
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N PARQUE EOLICO SAN CIPRIAN Wind 17.85 MW
102 km (63 mi) ↑ N RIBADELAGO GR 3 Hydro 34.56 MW
102 km (63 mi) → E Valverdon Solar 5.5 MW
107 km (66 mi) ↗ NE PARQUE EOLICO VALMEDIANO Wind 44.88 MW
107 km (66 mi) ↗ NE P.E. VALMEDIANO Wind 34.0 MW
134 km (83 mi) ↗ NE Villabrázaro Solar 5.5 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 3 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 1.0 earthquake that struck 15 km NNE of Torre de Moncorvo, Portugal on February 28, 2004 08:23:53. 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 1.0 Earthquake Struck 15 km NNE of Torre de Moncorvo, Portugal on February 28, 2004 08:23:53
Date and Time
2004-02-28 08:23:53 (UTC)
Magnitude
1.0 Magnitude (richter scle)
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