Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Struck 8 km ESE of Villarquemado, Spain on October 07, 2005 00:26:13

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:27:17

On October 07, 2005 00:26:13 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.9 on the richter scale hit 8 km ESE of Villarquemado, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 6.8 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -1.171° and latitude 40.487°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on October 07, 2005 00:26:13 had a magnitude of 2.9 on the richter scale. Which is considered to be a minor earthquake and is often felt but causes little to no damage.

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 Villarquemado in Teruel, Spain, located 8 kilometers or 5 miles ← W of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Cella (Teruel, Spain) located 10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW and Cuevas Labradas (Teruel, Spain) located 10 km (6 mi) → E of the epicenter.

In total, we found 286 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
8 km (5 mi) ← W Villarquemado Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Cella Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) → E Cuevas Labradas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) → E Peralejos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Alfambra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ← W Santa Eulalia Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↘ SE Teruel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ↙ SW Gea de Albarracín Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ↑ N Camañas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) → E Corbalán Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↗ NE Escorihuela Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Orrios Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ← W Alba Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↓ S Bezas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↑ N Perales del Alfambra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Aguatón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Villastar Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Singra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ↑ N Argente Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↑ N Visiedo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Rubiales Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Bueña Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↑ N Lidón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) → E Cedrillas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Villafranca del Campo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Villel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) → E Formiche Alto Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↑ N Fuentes Calientes Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↑ N Rillo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) → E Monteagudo del Castillo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Galve Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Ababuj Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Rubielos de la Cérida Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Cubla Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Pancrudo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Cañada Vellida Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Cascante del Río Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E El Castellar Huesca 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Aguilar del Alfambra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Tramacastiel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Valacloche Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↓ S Tormón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Jorcas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Libros Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) → E Cabra de Mora Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Mezquita de Jarque Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Allepuz Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Camarillas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↓ S Alobras Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) → E Gúdar Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Cuevas de Almudén Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Camarena de la Sierra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Jarque de la Val Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Hinojosa de Jarque Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) → E Alcalá de la Selva Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (26 mi) → E Valbona Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Riodeva Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S Castielfabib Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Veguillas de la Sierra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Villarroya de los Pinares Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Aliaga Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) → E Mora de Rubielos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Provincia de Teruel Huesca 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Sarrión Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Palomar de Arroyos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S Vallanca Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S Ademuz Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Puebla de San Miguel Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) → E Valdelinares Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S Casas Altas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Casas Bajas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↗ NE Pitarque Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) → E Linares de Mora Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) → E Nogueruelas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Cañada de Benatanduz Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Fortanete Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) → E Rubielos de Mora Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Torrijas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Villarluengo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Manzanera Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Arcos de las Salinas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) → E Fuentes de Rubielos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Santa Cruz de Moya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Ejulve Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Moya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) → E Olba Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) → E Cortes de Arenoso Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE San Agustín Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) → E Mosqueruela Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Cantavieja Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Viver Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) → E Puertomingalvo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Graja de Campalbo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) → E Puebla de Arenoso Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Barracas Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Tronchón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↓ S Landete Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) → E Fuente la Reina Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Pina de Montalgrao Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Titaguas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE La Yesa Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Mirambel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Alpuente Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) → E Villahermosa del Río Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) → E La Iglesuela del Cid Huesca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) → E Montanejos Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Olocau del Rey Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) → E Montán Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) → E Arañuel Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Bordón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Torás Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Garaballa Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) → E Zucaina Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Portell de Morella Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Castillo de Villamalefa Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) → E Vistabella del Maestrazgo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Villafranca del Cid Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) → E Cirat Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Viver Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Andilla Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) → E Higueras Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Sacañet Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↗ NE Todolella Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Tuéjar Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Torrechiva Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Jérica Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Cinctorres Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Ludiente Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Fuentes de Ayódar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Castellfort Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) → E Pavías Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Higueruelas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) → E Toga Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Chelva Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ↓ S Sinarcas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ↗ NE Forcall Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ↓ S Aliaguilla Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Argelita Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↗ NE Villores Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Gaibiel Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Benafigos Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Torralba del Pinar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Lucena del Cid Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Matet Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Benagéber Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Calles Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Alcublas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) → E Culla Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) → E Espadilla Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Palanques Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) → E Ares del Maestre Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) → E Ayódar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) → E Villamalur Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↗ NE Zorita del Maestrazgo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Navajas Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) → E Benassal Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Vall de Almonacid Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Algimia de Almonacid Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Adzaneta Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Fanzara Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Villar del Arzobispo Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Figueroles Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Altura Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Loriguilla Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) ↗ NE Morella Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Segorbe Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Losa del Obispo Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) → E Ribesalbes Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) → E Província de Castelló Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Castellnovo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) → E Costur Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E l'Alcora Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Alcudia de Veo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Tales Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Geldo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↓ S Camporrobles Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Almedíjar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Chulilla Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) → E Onda Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Casinos Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↗ NE Torre de Arcas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Sot de Chera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Soneja Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) → E San Juan de Moró Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (62 mi) → E Eslida Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Azuébar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Marines Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Chera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) → E Sierra-Engarcerán Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Sot de Ferrer Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↓ S Fuenterrobles Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↗ NE Herbés Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) → E Chóvar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Domeño Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Olocau Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Bugarra Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Gestalgar Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) → E Betxí Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) → E Artana Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↓ S Utiel Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↓ S Caudete de las Fuentes Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) → E Villafamés Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) → E Borriol Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) → E Alfondeguilla Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Pedralba Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Algimia de Alfara Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Alfara de Algimia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Llíria Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Serra Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) → E Villavieja Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Benisanó Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) → E Vila-real Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) → E Castelló de la Plana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Benaguasil Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Estivella Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) → E Alquerías del Niño Perdido Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) → E Nules Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↘ SE La Pobla de Vallbona Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) → E Almassora Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Requena Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Vilamarxant Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Segart Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Albalat dels Tarongers Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S Venta del Moro Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Náquera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Quart de les Valls Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) → E Burriana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Benifairó de les Valls Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Quartell Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Benavites Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) → E Chilches Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) → E Almenara Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) → E Moncofa Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Siete Aguas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↘ SE L'Eliana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Gilet Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Petrés Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Faura Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Ribarroja del Turia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Bétera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Sagunto Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Chiva Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Cheste Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Canet d'En Berenguer Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Puçol Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Grao de Murviedro Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Alfara del Patriarca Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Buñol Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Moncada Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Godella Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Museros Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
124 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Massamagrell Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
124 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Puig Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
124 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Rocafort Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Paterna Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Emperador Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Godelleta Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Manises Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Vinalesa Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Burjassot Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Yátova Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE La Pobla de Farnals Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Alborache Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Foios Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Macastre Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Meliana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Albuixech Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Albalat dels Sorells Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Aldaia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Quart de Poblet Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Alaquàs Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Turís Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Tavernes Blanques Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Mislata Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Alboraya Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Xirivella Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↘ SE Valencia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↘ SE Torrent Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↘ SE Picanya Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Paiporta Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Benetússer Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Sedaví Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (85 mi) ↘ SE Albal Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Alfafar Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
137 km (85 mi) ↘ SE Catarroja Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Beniparrell Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 28 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
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N P. E. SIERRA COSTERA II Wind 40.8 MW
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N PARQUE EOLICO SIERRA COSTERA FASE I Wind 49.5 MW
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S P. E. CAMPALBO Wind 49.3 MW
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO ALTO DE LA MORERUELA Wind 49.5 MW
69 km (42 mi) ↓ S P. E. CERRO DE LA PUNTA Wind 24.42 MW
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO ALTO PALANCIA III Wind 94.0 MW
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO CERRO DE LA NEVERA Wind 31.5 MW
69 km (42 mi) ↓ S P. E. DE HIGUERUELA Wind 37.6 MW
72 km (44 mi) ↗ NE P.E. MANZANERA Wind 25.5 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↗ NE P. E. LAS CABRILLAS Wind 28.5 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↗ NE P. E. PLA DE EMBALAGUE Wind 36.0 MW
77 km (48 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO ARRIELLO Wind 24.42 MW
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE CANALEJAS Wind 18.7 MW
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO PENAS DE DIOS Wind 64.5 MW
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO PENAS ALTAS Wind 49.5 MW
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE BENAGEBER 2 Hydro 14.91 MW
88 km (55 mi) → E Atzeneta Solar 5.7 MW
91 km (57 mi) ↗ NE P.E. TORRE MIRO II Wind 99.0 MW
93 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Losa del Obispo Solar 7.4 MW
94 km (58 mi) → E AZULIBER Gas 17.763 MW
94 km (58 mi) → E COTASA Gas 14.071 MW
97 km (60 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO COLMENAR II Wind 28.0 MW
112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Requena Solar 12.0 MW
115 km (71 mi) → E CASTELLON Gas 782.0 MW
115 km (71 mi) → E CTCC CASTELLON GRUPO 4 Gas 839.35 MW
116 km (72 mi) → E GRADO II 1 Hydro 25.71 MW
116 km (72 mi) → E GRADO Wind 27.2 MW
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE CCC SAGUNTO GRUPO 2 Gas 1232.19 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 4 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.9 earthquake that struck 8 km ESE of Villarquemado, Spain on October 07, 2005 00:26:13. These types were Gas power plants, Wind power plants, Hydro power plants, Solar 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 2.9 Earthquake Struck 8 km ESE of Villarquemado, Spain on October 07, 2005 00:26:13
Date and Time
2005-10-07 00:26:13 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.9 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
6.8 km
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