Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Struck 3 km WNW of Villaconejos, Spain on January 07, 2006 00:39:24

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:28:04

On January 07, 2006 00:39:24 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.5 on the richter scale hit 3 km WNW of Villaconejos, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 10.3 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -3.517° and latitude 40.113°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on January 07, 2006 00:39:24 had a magnitude of 2.5 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 Villaconejos in Madrid, Spain, located 3 kilometers or 1 miles → E of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Titulcia (Madrid, Spain) located 4 km (3 mi) ← W and Chinchón (Madrid, Spain) located 8 km (5 mi) ↗ NE 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
3 km (1 mi) → E Villaconejos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
4 km (3 mi) ← W Titulcia Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↗ NE Chinchón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ← W Ciempozuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (6 mi) → E Colmenar de Oreja Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) ↓ S Aranjuez Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) ↖ NW San Martín de la Vega Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (8 mi) ↓ S Ontígola Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) ↑ N Morata de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↗ NE Belmonte de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↙ SW Seseña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↘ SE Noblejas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ← W Valdemoro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ↘ SE Ocaña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↘ SE Villarrubia de Santiago Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Borox Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Perales de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Esquivias Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ← W Pinto Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Villarejo de Salvanés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↓ S Ciruelos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↑ N Arganda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Tielmes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↑ N Rivas-Vaciamadrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ← W Torrejón de Velasco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) → E Villamanrique de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ← W Yeles Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Cabañas de Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ← W Parla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ← W Torrejón de la Calzada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↓ S Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Añover de Tajo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Dosbarrios Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Pantoja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (16 mi) ↑ N Campo Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ← W Casarrubuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (16 mi) ↑ N Valdilecha Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Getafe Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Huerta de Valdecarábanos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↑ N Velilla de San Antonio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↘ SE Villatobas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ← W Illescas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Carabaña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Numancia de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ← W Cubas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Villa de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Valdaracete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Fuentidueña de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ← W Fuenlabrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ← W Humanes de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ← W Griñón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Yuncos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ← W Ugena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↙ SW Cobeja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Villaverde Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) → E Santa Cruz de la Zarza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↑ N Loeches Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Leganés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↑ N Mejorada del Campo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Vicálvaro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Pozuelo del Rey Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ← W Serranillos del Valle Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Yuncler Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ← W Moraleja de Enmedio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ← W Carranque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Puente de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Villar del Olmo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW San Fernando de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Torres de la Alameda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Moratalaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ← W Cedillo del Condado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Usera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) → E Zarza de Tajo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Coslada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Villaseca de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Carabanchel Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Arganzuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Latina Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ← W Alcorcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ← W Batres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Nuevo Baztán Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Provincia de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Retiro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Estremera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW City Center Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Villamuelas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Ambite Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Brea de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ← W Móstoles Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW San Blas-Canillejas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ← W Arroyomolinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↑ N Valverde de Alcalá Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Lominchar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Cabañas de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↑ N Torrejón de Ardoz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ← W Palomeque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Ciudad Lineal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Chamberí Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) → E Belinchón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Magán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Mocejón Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↑ N Villalbilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N Corpa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Barajas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Recas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Moncloa-Aravaca Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Tetuán de las Victorias Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Hortaleza Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Chamartín Ávila 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↗ NE Mondéjar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ← W El Álamo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Driebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ← W Villaviciosa de Odón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Pinar de Chamartín Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Paracuellos de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Pozuelo de Alarcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↑ N Alcalá de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Anchuelo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Boadilla del Monte Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Chozas de Canales Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Villanueva de Bogas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ← W Casarrubios del Monte Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) → E Tarancón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Pezuela de las Torres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Olías del Rey Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Fuentenovilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Las Tablas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Bargas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↑ N Santorcaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Fuencarral-El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Lillo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Tembleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ← W Navalcarnero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↑ N Ajalvir Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Mazuecos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↑ N Pioz Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Pozo de Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↑ N Los Santos de la Humosa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↑ N Daganzo de Arriba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Albares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Leganiel Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) → E Fuente de Pedro Naharro Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Camarenilla Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) → E Cabezamesada Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Corral de Almaguer Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ← W Valmojado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Alcobendas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ← W Sevilla La Nueva Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Mascaraque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Nambroca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Loranca de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW San Sebastián de los Reyes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Majadahonda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Camarma de Esteruelas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Cobeña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↑ N Pozo de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Arcicóllar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Camarena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Escariche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↑ N Meco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Barajas de Melo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Las Rozas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ← W Brunete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↗ NE Illana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Mora Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Algete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (32 mi) → E Torrubia del Campo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Burguillos de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) → E Horcajo de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Villaminaya Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Fresno de Torote Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) → E Huelves Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) → E Tribaldos Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ← W Villamanta Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Azuqueca de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Villamiel de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Yebra Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Escopete Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ← W Villanueva de Perales Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ← W Villanueva de la Cañada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Villanueva de la Torre Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Valdarachas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Hontoba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Cobisa Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Chueca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Villacañas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) → E Paredes Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) → E Villarrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva del Pardillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Tres Cantos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Saceda-Trasierra Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N Aranzueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) → E Uclés Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Turleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N Fuente el Saz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ← W Quijorna Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ← W Villamantilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Alovera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Valdeolmos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Manzaneque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Zorita de los Canes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Huecas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Yebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Las Matas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Quer Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) → E Pozorrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Chiloeches Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Renera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↓ S Ajofrín Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↑ N Valdeavero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ← W Méntrida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Fuensalida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Vellisca Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Layos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Rielves Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Torrejón del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Orgaz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Pastrana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Valdeaveruelo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Albalate de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Hueva Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Almonacid de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Sonseca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) ↑ N Cabanillas del Campo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Armuña de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Ribatejada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) ← W Aldea del Fresno Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Torrelodones Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ← W Valdemorillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Guadamur Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW San Agustín del Guadalix Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Horche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Mazarambroz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Sayatón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ← W Navalagamella Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Colmenar Viejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Casasbuenas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Fuentelviejo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Valdetorres de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Moratilla de los Meleros Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Alcardete Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Hoyo de Manzanares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Colmenarejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ← W Chapinería Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Galápagos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) → E Villamayor de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Polán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Valdeconcha Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Galapagar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↑ N Tendilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ← W Colmenar del Arroyo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↑ N Romanones Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↑ N Marchamalo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↑ N Lupiana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ← W Fresnedillas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (42 mi) ↖ NW El Molar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) → E Puebla de Almenara Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Quero Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Quintanar de la Orden Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Noez Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Marjaliza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Fuentelencina Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Pedrezuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N Talamanca de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Pulgar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↑ N Valdepiélagos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↑ N Centenera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Navalquejigo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Collado-Villalba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Madridejos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW El Vellón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S Consuegra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Hontanaya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Tórtola de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Valfermoso de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Fontanar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Moralzarzal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Manzanares el Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Alpedrete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Peñalver Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Aldeanueva de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Alhóndiga Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ← W Zarzalejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Miguel Esteban Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW San Lorenzo de El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↑ N Atanzón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Boalo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Camuñas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Irueste Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Valdeavellano Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Villafranca de los Caballeros Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) ↑ N Yunquera de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Cuerva Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Collado Mediano Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Guadarrama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Becerril de la Sierra Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Urda Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Valdegrudas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Ciruelas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Caspueñas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Abajo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Navacerrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Torija Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Los Molinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Arriba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Cañizar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Cercedilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↗ NE San Andrés del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Alcázar de San Juan Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Campo de Criptana Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↑ N Trijueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Mota del Cuervo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N Brihuega Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 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
18 km (11 mi) ↘ SE P. E. LA PLATA Wind 21.25 MW
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW ACECA GRUPO 4 Gas 758.74 MW
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Bargas Solar 5.2 MW
59 km (37 mi) ↓ S Villaverde Solar 5.0 MW
60 km (37 mi) ↗ NE BOLARQUE I GRUPO 1 Hydro 27.94 MW
62 km (39 mi) ← W LAS PICADAS GRUPO 1 Hydro 24.32 MW
63 km (39 mi) → E Saelices Solar 11.3 MW
64 km (40 mi) ↗ NE BOLARQUE II GRUPO 1 Hydro 215.0 MW
64 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Puebla de Almoradiel Solar 11.8 MW
69 km (42 mi) ↓ S Madridejos Solar 8.8 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW SILVON 2 Hydro 81.54 MW
89 km (55 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 2.5 earthquake that struck 3 km WNW of Villaconejos, Spain on January 07, 2006 00:39:24. These types were Solar power plants, Wind power plants, Hydro power plants, Gas 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 2.5 Earthquake Struck 3 km WNW of Villaconejos, Spain on January 07, 2006 00:39:24
Date and Time
2006-01-07 00:39:24 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.5 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
10.3 km
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