Magnitude 1.2 Earthquake Struck 3 km NW of Carbajales de Alba, Spain on March 27, 2004 05:20:47

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:21:47

On March 27, 2004 05:20:47 an earthquake with magnitude of 1.2 on the richter scale hit 3 km NW of Carbajales de Alba, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 0.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -6.026° and latitude 41.674°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on March 27, 2004 05:20:47 had a magnitude of 1.2 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 Carbajales de Alba in Zamora, Spain, located 3 kilometers or 2 miles → E of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Losacio (Zamora, Spain) located 4 km (2 mi) ↖ NW and Losacino (Zamora, Spain) located 4 km (2 mi) ← W 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
3 km (2 mi) → E Carbajales de Alba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
4 km (2 mi) ↖ NW Losacio Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
4 km (2 mi) ← W Losacino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
6 km (4 mi) ↓ S Videmala Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
7 km (4 mi) → E Manzanal del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
7 km (4 mi) ← W Vegalatrave Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↑ N Provincia de Zamora Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (4 mi) ↑ N Olmillos de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Fonfría Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↗ NE Santa Eufemia del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↖ NW Ferreruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) ↙ SW Samir de los Caños Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Perilla de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (8 mi) ← W Gallegos del Río Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) → E Palacios del Pan Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Villadepera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Villalcampo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↑ N Pozuelo de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ↑ N Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↑ N Moreruela de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) → E Montamarta Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↓ S Villardiegua de la Ribera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Ríofrío de Aliste Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↑ N Faramontanos de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↗ NE San Cebrián de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ← W Rabanales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ↓ S Moralina Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Moral de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Almaraz de Duero Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ← W San Vicente de la Cabeza Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Piedrahita de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Torregamones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) → E Roales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Ferreras de Abajo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) → E Cubillos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↓ S Gamones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) → E Moreruela de los Infanzones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ← W Alcañices Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) → E Valcabado Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Manganeses de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Pajares de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↓ S Luelmo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Granja de Moreruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Ferreras de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Miranda do Douro Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
29 km (18 mi) ↑ N Villanueva de las Peras Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) → E Monfarracinos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↑ N Santa María de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↑ N Pueblica de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) → E Zamora Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ← W San Vitero Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Cerecinos del Carrizal Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) → E Torres del Carrizal Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↑ N Friera de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↓ S Argañín Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Arquillinos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Pereruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Otero de Bodas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↑ N Morales de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Benegiles Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Melgar de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Bretocino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Villalba de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Bretó Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (19 mi) → E Molacillos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↑ N Villaveza de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Calzadilla de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) → E Villaralbo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Villarrín de Campos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Fariza Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Bermillo de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ← W Rábano de Aliste Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Burganes de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Muga de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Santa Croya de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Santovenia Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Santibáñez de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Morales del Vino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Entrala Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Camarzana de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Navianos de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Milles de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ← W Mahide Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Vega de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Villardeciervos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) → E Arcenillas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Micereces de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) → E Moraleja del Vino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Villaveza del Agua Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ← W Trabazos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Fresno de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) → E Casaseca de las Chanas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↑ N Villanázar Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Cazurra Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N Arcos de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↓ S Villar del Buey Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ← W Figueruela de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Casaseca de Campeán Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Campeán Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW San Pedro de Ceque Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Quiruelas de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Peleas de Abajo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↗ NE Barcial del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Santa Colomba de las Monjas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Quintanilla de Urz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Granucillo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) → E Gema Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Cabañas de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Vimioso Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Brime de Urz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Corrales Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Brime de Sog Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Jambrina Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Santibáñez de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Santa Cristina de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (27 mi) ↑ N Villanueva de Azoague Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Peñausende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Mombuey Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↑ N Manganeses de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↑ N Benavente Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Sendim Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
46 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Uña de Quintana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Salce Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Santa Clara de Avedillo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Molezuelas de la Carballeda Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Peque Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↑ N Fuente Encalada Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↑ N Villabrázaro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Villageriz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Manzanal de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Santa María de la Vega Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Villaferrueña Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Arrabalde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Cernadilla Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Fresno de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Fermoselle Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Fuentespreadas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Carbellino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Ayoó de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Mayalde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Cuelgamures Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↑ N Alcubilla de Nogales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Manzanal de los Infantes Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Cubo de Benavente Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N San Cristóbal de Entreviñas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Maire de Castroponce Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Coomonte Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Santiz Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Pobladura del Valle Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N San Esteban de Nogales Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Almendra Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Sardón de los Frailes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Monleras Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Muelas de los Caballeros Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Asturianos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N San Adrián del Valle Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Moraleja de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Palacios del Arzobispo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Trabanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Espadañedo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N Matilla de Arzón Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Justel Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Villarino de los Aires Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Villaseco de los Reyes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Castrocontrigo Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Valdelosa Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Pozuelo del Páramo Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Palacios de Sanabria Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Añover de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Zamayón Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ← W Bragança Municipality Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
61 km (38 mi) ← W Samil Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
63 km (39 mi) ↘ SE San Pelayo de Guareña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↓ S Iruelos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↓ S Ahigal de Villarino Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ← W Puebla de Sanabria Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Ledesma Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Aldearrodrigo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ← W Robleda-Cervantes Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Torresmenudas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Gejuelo del Barro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Topas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↓ S Tremedal de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↓ S Puertas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↓ S Brincones Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Juzbado Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Forfoleda Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Mogadouro Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Almenara de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Calzada de Valdunciel Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Villar de Samaniego Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Masueco Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Aldeadávila de la Ribera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ← W Trefacio Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ← W Galende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Valdunciel Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW San Justo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ← W Cobreros Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Espadaña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Villaseco de los Gamitos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↘ SE San Pedro del Valle Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Zarapicos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S Sanchón de la Ribera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Valverdón Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Doñinos de Ledesma Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Villar de Peralonso Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Vega de Tirados Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Villarmayor Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Encina de San Silvestre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Villarmuerto Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Valsalabroso Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Castellanos de Villiquera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Golpejas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Florida de Liébana Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S Villasdardo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S Cabeza del Caballo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Macedo de Cavaleiros Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Barceo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↓ S Santa María de Sando Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Monterrubio de Armuña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) ↓ S Sando Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Peralejos de Arriba Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Valderrodrigo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Parada de Arriba Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Rollán Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Villamayor Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Peralejos de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ← W Hermisende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Cerezal de Peñahorcada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Mieza Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Villares de la Reina Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Carrascal de Barregas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Cipérez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Vitigudino Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Doñinos de Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↓ S Guadramiro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↓ S Villasbuenas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Galindo y Perahuy Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ← W Vinhais Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
83 km (51 mi) ← W Lubián Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Canillas de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↓ S Encinasola de los Comendadores Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Tabera de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Moronta Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↓ S Barruecopardo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Vilvestre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Alfândega da Fé Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Garcirrey Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Calzada de Don Diego Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Santa Marta de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↓ S Yecla de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↓ S Saldeana Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Carbajosa de la Sagrada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Aldeatejada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↓ S Pelarrodríguez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Robliza de Cojos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Cerralbo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ← W Porto Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Pozos de Hinojo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↓ S Aldehuela de la Bóveda Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) ↙ SW Freixo de Espada à Cinta Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
92 km (57 mi) ↓ S Buenamadre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Arapiles Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↓ S Bermellar Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ← W Pías Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Miranda de Azán Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↓ S Saucelle Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Provincia de Salamanca Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Matilla de los Caños del Río Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↓ S Bogajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↓ S Villares de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↓ S Villavieja de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Mozárbez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Villalba de los Llanos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↓ S Boada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↓ S La Fuente de San Esteban Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↓ S San Muñoz Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (62 mi) ↓ S Hinojosa de Duero Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↓ S Lumbrales Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Morille Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↓ S Retortillo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↓ S Olmedo de Camaces Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (62 mi) ↘ SE San Pedro de Rozados Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↓ S Bañobárez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S Sobradillo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (67 mi) ↓ S San Felices de los Gallegos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↓ S Ahigal de los Aceiteros Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↓ S Mata de Lobos Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
110 km (68 mi) ↓ S Escalhão Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S Puerto Seguro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S Almofala Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S La Bouza Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↙ SW Vilar de Amargo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
116 km (72 mi) ↓ S Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
118 km (73 mi) ↓ S Vermiosa Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
118 km (73 mi) ↓ S Castelo Rodrigo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
122 km (75 mi) ↓ S Vilar Torpim Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
123 km (76 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
7 km (4 mi) → E P. E. EL HIERRO Wind 38.4 MW
16 km (10 mi) ↘ SE RICOBAYO II 1 Hydro 326.57 MW
17 km (10 mi) ↙ SW CASTRO II Hydro 195.29 MW
21 km (13 mi) ↑ N PARQUE EOLICO VALMEDIANO Wind 44.88 MW
21 km (13 mi) ↑ N P.E. VALMEDIANO Wind 34.0 MW
28 km (17 mi) ↘ SE Pereruela Solar 9.9 MW
35 km (21 mi) ↖ NW RIBADELAGO GR 3 Hydro 34.56 MW
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW VALPARAISO 2 Hydro 65.1 MW
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW P. E. VALPARAISO Wind 41.25 MW
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Villabrázaro Solar 5.5 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S VILLARINO 4 Hydro 850.88 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW CERNADILLA Hydro 33.32 MW
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S VILLANUA Hydro 10.9 MW
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Castanheira Wind 4.0 MW
64 km (39 mi) ← W Prado Novo Hydro 2.9 MW
68 km (42 mi) ← W Montezinho Hydro 1.4 MW
69 km (42 mi) ↓ S P. E. LA PENUCA Wind 33.0 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Valverdon Solar 5.5 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↙ SW ALDEADAVILA II 2 Hydro 1226.43 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW PARQUE EOLICO SAN CIPRIAN Wind 17.85 MW
77 km (48 mi) ← W Trutas Hydro 2.2 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Borninhos Wind 2.0 MW
78 km (48 mi) ← W Nunes Hydro 8.7 MW
81 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Bornes Wind 60.0 MW
83 km (51 mi) ← W PADORNELO Wind 31.45 MW
83 km (51 mi) ← W HEDROSO-ACIBEROS Wind 31.45 MW
83 km (51 mi) ← W P.E. LUBIAN Wind 50.0 MW
83 km (51 mi) ← W P. E. LA GAMONEDA (AMPLIADA CON RE-1814) Wind 19.8 MW
83 km (51 mi) ← W AMPLIACION PADORNELO Wind 18.0 MW
83 km (51 mi) ← W P.E. AMPLIACION HEDROSO ACIBEROS Wind 14.0 MW
83 km (51 mi) ← W P. E. AMPLIACION A LA GAMONEDA (AMPL. RE-2623) Wind 29.75 MW
83 km (51 mi) ← W P. E. CINSEIRO Wind 12.0 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↓ S SAUCELLE II 1 Hydro 516.39 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↙ SW Felgar Wind 8.0 MW
126 km (78 mi) ↓ S Senhora de Monforte Hydro 10.0 MW
127 km (79 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 1.2 earthquake that struck 3 km NW of Carbajales de Alba, Spain on March 27, 2004 05:20:47. 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 1.2 Earthquake Struck 3 km NW of Carbajales de Alba, Spain on March 27, 2004 05:20:47
Date and Time
2004-03-27 05:20:47 (UTC)
Magnitude
1.2 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
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