Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Struck 1 km SW of Carbellino, Spain on October 16, 2005 19:59:27

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:27:25

On October 16, 2005 19:59:27 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.9 on the richter scale hit 1 km SW of Carbellino, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 20.3 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -6.161° and latitude 41.219°. 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 16, 2005 19:59:27 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 Carbellino in Zamora, Spain, located 1 kilometers or 0 miles ↑ N of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Monleras (Salamanca, Spain) located 6 km (4 mi) ↙ SW and Villaseco de los Reyes (Salamanca, Spain) located 6 km (4 mi) ↓ S 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
1 km (0 mi) ↑ N Carbellino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
6 km (4 mi) ↙ SW Monleras Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
6 km (4 mi) ↓ S Villaseco de los Reyes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
7 km (4 mi) ↖ NW Salce Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
9 km (5 mi) ↙ SW Sardón de los Frailes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↖ NW Villar del Buey Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (8 mi) → E Moraleja de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ← W Almendra Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↘ SE Gejuelo del Barro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Tremedal de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↙ SW Iruelos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↑ N Bermillo de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ↓ S Puertas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ← W Trabanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Ledesma Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Muga de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Fresno de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Ahigal de Villarino Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Brincones Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Villaseco de los Gamitos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↓ S Espadaña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↓ S Villar de Peralonso Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) → E Santiz Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ← W Fermoselle Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) → E Añover de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Villasdardo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) → E Palacios del Arzobispo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Fariza Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Encina de San Silvestre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Argañín Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Villarmuerto Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↑ N Luelmo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Peñausende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Doñinos de Ledesma Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Villar de Samaniego Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Sanchón de la Ribera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ← W Villarino de los Aires Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Santa María de Sando Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Gamones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) → E San Pelayo de Guareña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↓ S Peralejos de Arriba Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↘ SE Villarmayor Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) → E Zamayón Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↑ N Moral de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↘ SE Sando Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Cipérez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ← W Sendim Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
29 km (18 mi) → E Juzbado Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Torregamones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Peralejos de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Barceo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Mayalde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↑ N Moralina Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) → E Valdelosa Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) → E Vega de Tirados Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↙ SW Valsalabroso Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (19 mi) → E Aldearrodrigo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Pereruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Vitigudino Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E San Pedro del Valle Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Golpejas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Miranda do Douro Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
33 km (20 mi) → E Almenara de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Valderrodrigo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) → E Zarapicos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Cabañas de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) → E Torresmenudas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Cabeza del Caballo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Guadramiro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Villardiegua de la Ribera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↑ N Villalcampo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↓ S Moronta Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Masueco Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Rollán Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Garcirrey Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↑ N Almaraz de Duero Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Villanueva de Campeán Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Villadepera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Tabera de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) → E Forfoleda Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) → E Valverdón Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Encinasola de los Comendadores Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Pelarrodríguez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Casaseca de Campeán Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Aldeadávila de la Ribera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Canillas de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Galindo y Perahuy Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) → E Florida de Liébana Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↓ S Yecla de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Corrales Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↓ S Pozos de Hinojo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↓ S Buenamadre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) → E Parada de Arriba Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Villasbuenas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) → E Calzada de Valdunciel Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↗ NE Entrala Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Calzada de Don Diego Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Aldehuela de la Bóveda Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Robliza de Cojos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Santa Clara de Avedillo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) → E Carrascal de Barregas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Cerezal de Peñahorcada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Peleas de Abajo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) → E Castellanos de Villiquera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) → E Valdunciel Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Cazurra Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Morales del Vino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Cuelgamures Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) → E Topas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Villares de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Provincia de Salamanca Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Cerralbo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Mieza Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Videmala Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) → E Villamayor Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Saldeana Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Barruecopardo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Jambrina Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) → E Doñinos de Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Bogajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Fuentespreadas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Boada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Villavieja de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↑ N Fonfría Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Casaseca de las Chanas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Arcenillas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Zamora Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S La Fuente de San Esteban Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Matilla de los Caños del Río Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ← W Mogadouro Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
48 km (30 mi) ↑ N Palacios del Pan Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) → E Villares de la Reina Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE San Muñoz Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) → E Monterrubio de Armuña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Gema Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Roales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Manzanal del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Bermellar Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Vimioso Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Villalba de los Llanos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Vilvestre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Retortillo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Villaralbo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) → E Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Carbajales de Alba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Samir de los Caños Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Valcabado Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Moraleja del Vino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↑ N Losacino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) → E Aldeatejada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Cubillos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) → E Carbajosa de la Sagrada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Monfarracinos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Saucelle Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Vegalatrave Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) → E Santa Marta de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) → E Miranda de Azán Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Olmedo de Camaces Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Santa Eufemia del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Alcañices Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Losacio Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Freixo de Espada à Cinta Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
56 km (35 mi) → E Arapiles Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Lumbrales Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↓ S Bañobárez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↑ N Montamarta Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Gallegos del Río Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Molacillos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) → E Mozárbez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Hinojosa de Duero Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE San Pedro de Rozados Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Moreruela de los Infanzones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Rabanales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Olmillos de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Provincia de Zamora Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Morille Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Torres del Carrizal Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↑ N Ferreruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW San Felices de los Gallegos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (37 mi) ↑ N Perilla de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Piedrahita de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Ahigal de los Aceiteros Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Rábano de Aliste Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Sobradillo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N San Cebrián de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Benegiles Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Trabazos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW San Vitero Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW San Vicente de la Cabeza Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Puerto Seguro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Ríofrío de Aliste Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Pozuelo de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Cerecinos del Carrizal Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↑ N Pajares de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Moreruela de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ← W Alfândega da Fé Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Arquillinos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↙ SW La Bouza Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Mata de Lobos Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Almofala Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N Manganeses de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Escalhão Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
72 km (45 mi) ↑ N Villalba de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↑ N Faramontanos de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↙ SW Vermiosa Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Mahide Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Granja de Moreruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ← W Macedo de Cavaleiros Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
75 km (47 mi) ↑ N Ferreras de Abajo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Ferreras de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Figueruela de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Vilar de Amargo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
77 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Castelo Rodrigo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Villarrín de Campos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Bragança Municipality Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Samil Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Vilar Torpim Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Pueblica de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↑ N Otero de Bodas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Reigada Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Bretocino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Friera de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Villanueva de las Peras Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Bretó Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Villardeciervos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Santa María de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Morales de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Santovenia Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ↑ N Melgar de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Villaveza de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Burganes de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Calzadilla de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Vega de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Santa Croya de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Milles de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Navianos de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (54 mi) ↑ N Camarzana de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Santibáñez de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Villaveza del Agua Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↑ N Micereces de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Arcos de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Barcial del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Manzanal de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Villanázar Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Mombuey Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Cernadilla Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) ↑ N San Pedro de Ceque Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↑ N Santa Colomba de las Monjas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Quiruelas de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↑ N Villanueva de Azoague Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Quintanilla de Urz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Brime de Urz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Manzanal de los Infantes Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Brime de Sog Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Santa Cristina de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Granucillo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Peque Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Benavente Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Molezuelas de la Carballeda Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Santibáñez de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↑ N Uña de Quintana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Asturianos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N Manganeses de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (60 mi) ← W Vinhais Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
98 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Palacios de Sanabria Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↑ N Villabrázaro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Fuente Encalada Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Puebla de Sanabria Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Cubo de Benavente Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Villaferrueña Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Santa María de la Vega Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↑ N Fresno de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↑ N Villageriz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (62 mi) ↑ N Arrabalde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↑ N Ayoó de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↑ N San Cristóbal de Entreviñas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Espadañedo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Robleda-Cervantes Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Muelas de los Caballeros Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (64 mi) ↑ N Alcubilla de Nogales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Justel Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↑ N Coomonte Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Hermisende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↑ N Maire de Castroponce Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↑ N Pobladura del Valle Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Cobreros Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Galende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↑ N San Esteban de Nogales Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Castrocontrigo Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↑ N San Adrián del Valle Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↑ N Matilla de Arzón Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW San Justo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Trefacio Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Lubián Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↑ N Pozuelo del Páramo Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Pías Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Porto 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
13 km (8 mi) ← W VILLARINO 4 Hydro 850.88 MW
14 km (9 mi) ← W VILLANUA Hydro 10.9 MW
30 km (18 mi) ↙ SW P. E. LA PENUCA Wind 33.0 MW
36 km (22 mi) → E Valverdon Solar 5.5 MW
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N RICOBAYO II 1 Hydro 326.57 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Pereruela Solar 9.9 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW CASTRO II Hydro 195.29 MW
41 km (26 mi) ← W Castanheira Wind 4.0 MW
43 km (27 mi) ↙ SW ALDEADAVILA II 2 Hydro 1226.43 MW
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N P. E. EL HIERRO Wind 38.4 MW
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW SAUCELLE II 1 Hydro 516.39 MW
69 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Felgar Wind 8.0 MW
71 km (44 mi) ← W Borninhos Wind 2.0 MW
72 km (44 mi) ↑ N P.E. VALMEDIANO Wind 34.0 MW
72 km (44 mi) ← W Bornes Wind 60.0 MW
72 km (44 mi) ↑ N PARQUE EOLICO VALMEDIANO Wind 44.88 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N RIBADELAGO GR 3 Hydro 34.56 MW
85 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Vale de Madeira Hydro 1.35 MW
85 km (53 mi) ↙ SW Senhora de Monforte Hydro 10.0 MW
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW VALPARAISO 2 Hydro 65.1 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Prado Novo Hydro 2.9 MW
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW P. E. VALPARAISO Wind 41.25 MW
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW CERNADILLA Hydro 33.32 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Montezinho Hydro 1.4 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Nunes Hydro 8.7 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Trutas Hydro 2.2 MW
99 km (61 mi) ↑ N Villabrázaro Solar 5.5 MW
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW PADORNELO Wind 31.45 MW
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW HEDROSO-ACIBEROS Wind 31.45 MW
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW AMPLIACION PADORNELO Wind 18.0 MW
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW P. E. AMPLIACION A LA GAMONEDA (AMPL. RE-2623) Wind 29.75 MW
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW P. E. LA GAMONEDA (AMPLIADA CON RE-1814) Wind 19.8 MW
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW P.E. AMPLIACION HEDROSO ACIBEROS Wind 14.0 MW
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW P.E. LUBIAN Wind 50.0 MW
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW P. E. CINSEIRO Wind 12.0 MW
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW PARQUE EOLICO SAN CIPRIAN Wind 17.85 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 3 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.9 earthquake that struck 1 km SW of Carbellino, Spain on October 16, 2005 19:59:27. 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 2.9 Earthquake Struck 1 km SW of Carbellino, Spain on October 16, 2005 19:59:27
Date and Time
2005-10-16 19:59:27 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.9 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
20.3 km
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