Magnitude 1.3 Earthquake Struck 5 km NE of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain on April 03, 2004 21:29:49

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:21:53

On April 03, 2004 21:29:49 an earthquake with magnitude of 1.3 on the richter scale hit 5 km NE of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 0.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -4.112° and latitude 40.629°. 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 03, 2004 21:29:49 had a magnitude of 1.3 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 Guadarrama in Madrid, Spain, located 5 kilometers or 3 miles ↑ N of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Navalquejigo (Madrid, Spain) located 5 km (3 mi) → E and El Escorial (Madrid, Spain) located 5 km (3 mi) ↓ S 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
5 km (3 mi) ↑ N Guadarrama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
5 km (3 mi) → E Navalquejigo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
5 km (3 mi) ↓ S El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
5 km (3 mi) ↓ S San Lorenzo de El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↗ NE Alpedrete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
9 km (5 mi) ↗ NE Collado-Villalba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↑ N Los Molinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↗ NE Collado Mediano Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↓ S Zarzalejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) → E Galapagar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (6 mi) → E Colmenarejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Moralzarzal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N Navacerrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N Cercedilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Becerril de la Sierra Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) ↘ SE Valdemorillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) → E Torrelodones Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Fresnedillas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) → E Hoyo de Manzanares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (11 mi) ↓ S Navalagamella Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva del Pardillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (11 mi) ↗ NE Boalo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) → E Las Matas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de la Cañada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Quijorna Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Manzanares el Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Colmenar del Arroyo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) → E Las Rozas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) → E Majadahonda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Brunete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Colmenar Viejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Chapinería Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Perales Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) → E El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Boadilla del Monte Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Sevilla La Nueva Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Villamantilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) → E Pozuelo de Alarcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Villaviciosa de Odón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Aldea del Fresno Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) → E Tres Cantos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) → E Fuencarral-El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Villamanta Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Navalcarnero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) → E Moncloa-Aravaca Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) → E Las Tablas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Alcorcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) → E Tetuán de las Victorias Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Móstoles Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) → E Chamberí Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) → E Alcobendas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) → E Latina Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) → E City Center Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (26 mi) → E Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) → E Pinar de Chamartín Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) → E Chamartín Ávila 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) → E San Sebastián de los Reyes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE San Agustín del Guadalix Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) → E Carabanchel Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) → E Provincia de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) → E Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Arroyomolinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) → E Hortaleza Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↓ S Méntrida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) → E Arganzuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) → E Ciudad Lineal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) → E Retiro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) → E Usera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Leganés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↘ SE El Álamo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Pedrezuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Fuenlabrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Moraleja de Enmedio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) → E Puente de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↗ NE El Molar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) → E Moratalaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) → E Villaverde Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) → E San Blas-Canillejas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE El Vellón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Valmojado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Humanes de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) → E Barajas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Getafe Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Batres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Casarrubios del Monte Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Fuente el Saz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) → E Vicálvaro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Valdetorres de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) → E Algete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) → E Paracuellos de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Griñón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) → E Coslada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Serranillos del Valle Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) → E Villa de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Parla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) → E Cobeña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↗ NE Talamanca de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Cubas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Carranque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Torrejón de la Calzada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) → E San Fernando de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) → E Ajalvir Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Pinto Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Valdeolmos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) → E Daganzo de Arriba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Ugena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Casarrubuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Valdepiélagos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Torrejón de Velasco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) → E Torrejón de Ardoz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Palomeque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Chozas de Canales Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) → E Fresno de Torote Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↓ S Camarena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Cedillo del Condado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) → E Mejorada del Campo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Valdemoro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) → E Velilla de San Antonio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Illescas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) → E Rivas-Vaciamadrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Ribatejada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Lominchar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Yeles Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Arcicóllar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Yuncos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) → E Camarma de Esteruelas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Recas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↓ S Fuensalida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) → E Loeches Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Esquivias Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Torrejón del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Numancia de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE San Martín de la Vega Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) → E Alcalá de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Valdeavero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Galápagos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) → E Meco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Ciempozuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) → E Arganda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Valdeaveruelo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Yuncler Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) → E Villanueva de la Torre Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Huecas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Camarenilla Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Seseña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) → E Torres de la Alameda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) → E Campo Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Borox Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Pantoja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Cabañas de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) → E Quer Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) → E Azuqueca de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Titulcia Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Cobeja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) → E Morata de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) → E Valverde de Alcalá Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) → E Villalbilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Villamiel de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Alovera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Anchuelo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Los Santos de la Humosa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Pozuelo del Rey Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Rielves Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Cabanillas del Campo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) → E Corpa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Magán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) → E Santorcaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Bargas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Olías del Rey Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Villaseca de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Marchamalo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Añover de Tajo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Valdilecha Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) → E Perales de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Mocejón Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↗ NE Fontanar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) → E Tielmes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Villaconejos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) → E Chinchón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) → E Nuevo Baztán Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Aranjuez Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↗ NE Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) → E Pozo de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) → E Chiloeches Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Villar del Olmo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Pioz Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Yunquera de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) → E Pezuela de las Torres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ↗ NE Tórtola de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Ontígola Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Colmenar de Oreja Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Valdarachas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) → E Yebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (52 mi) → E Carabaña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) → E Ambite Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) → E Belmonte de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Ciruelas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Ciruelos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) → E Loranca de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) → E Villarejo de Salvanés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) → E Aranzueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE Cañizar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE Centenera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Horche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Lupiana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Valdaracete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Guadamur Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Ocaña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↗ NE Aldeanueva de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) → E Mondéjar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Noblejas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) → E Fuentenovilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) → E Escariche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) → E Hontoba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↗ NE Torija Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Cobisa Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) → E Armuña de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) ↗ NE Valdegrudas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Burguillos de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Nambroca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↓ S Polán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Layos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↗ NE Atanzón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Romanones Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Renera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) → E Fuentelviejo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Caspueñas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Villamuelas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Cabañas de Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Villarrubia de Santiago Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Huerta de Valdecarábanos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Trijueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) → E Brea de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Valdeavellano Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↓ S Casasbuenas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) → E Escopete Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E Villamanrique de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E Pozo de Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E Tendilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E Valfermoso de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↓ S Noez Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) → E Estremera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) → E Fuentidueña de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Dosbarrios Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (62 mi) → E Albares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) → E Moratilla de los Meleros Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) → E Hueva Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Chueca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) → E Driebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) → E Yebra Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) → E Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) → E Mazuecos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Ajofrín Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) → E Irueste Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) → E Peñalver Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) → E Pastrana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Mascaraque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Villatobas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Mazarambroz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) → E Fuentelencina Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↓ S Pulgar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Villaminaya Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↗ NE Yélamos de Abajo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↗ NE Brihuega Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) → E Santa Cruz de la Zarza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Sonseca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (65 mi) → E Valdeconcha Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↗ NE Yélamos de Arriba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Bogas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↓ S Cuerva Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) → E Zarza de Tajo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) → E Zorita de los Canes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Mora Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (67 mi) → E Alhóndiga Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (67 mi) ↗ NE San Andrés del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) → E Belinchón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) → E Sayatón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Orgaz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) → E Almonacid de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) → E Leganiel Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) → E Albalate de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) → E Illana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Manzaneque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Tembleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) → E Barajas de Melo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) → E Tarancón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) → E Saceda-Trasierra Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Marjaliza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Turleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Lillo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) → E Huelves Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (75 mi) → E Fuente de Pedro Naharro Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) → E Paredes Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) → E Vellisca Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
124 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Cabezamesada Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Corral de Almaguer Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) → E Tribaldos Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (78 mi) → E Torrubia del Campo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) → E Uclés Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) → E Villarrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (80 mi) → E Horcajo de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Villacañas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (83 mi) → E Pozorrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Consuegra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (85 mi) ↘ SE Madridejos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
139 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Urda Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Alcardete Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) → E Villamayor de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
144 km (90 mi) ↘ SE Camuñas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
144 km (89 mi) → E Puebla de Almenara Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
144 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Quero Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Quintanar de la Orden Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
148 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Villafranca de los Caballeros Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
148 km (92 mi) → E Hontanaya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
151 km (93 mi) ↘ SE Miguel Esteban Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
157 km (98 mi) ↘ SE Alcázar de San Juan Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
160 km (99 mi) ↘ SE Campo de Criptana Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
163 km (101 mi) ↘ SE Mota del Cuervo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
168 km (104 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
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N SILVON 2 Hydro 81.54 MW
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S LAS PICADAS GRUPO 1 Hydro 24.32 MW
78 km (49 mi) ↓ S Bargas Solar 5.2 MW
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE ACECA GRUPO 4 Gas 758.74 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE P. E. LA PLATA Wind 21.25 MW
103 km (64 mi) → E BOLARQUE I GRUPO 1 Hydro 27.94 MW
105 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Villaverde Solar 5.0 MW
112 km (69 mi) → E BOLARQUE II GRUPO 1 Hydro 215.0 MW
135 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Madridejos Solar 8.8 MW
135 km (83 mi) → E Saelices Solar 11.3 MW
140 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Puebla de Almoradiel Solar 11.8 MW
164 km (102 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 1.3 earthquake that struck 5 km NE of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain on April 03, 2004 21:29:49. These types were Solar power plants, Wind power plants, Gas 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.

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 1.3 Earthquake Struck 5 km NE of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain on April 03, 2004 21:29:49
Date and Time
2004-04-03 21:29:49 (UTC)
Magnitude
1.3 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
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