Magnitude 2.8 Earthquake Struck 2 km WSW of Visiedo, Spain on May 02, 2006 13:47:12

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:29:01

On May 02, 2006 13:47:12 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.8 on the richter scale hit 2 km WSW of Visiedo, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 0.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -1.129° and latitude 40.680°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on May 02, 2006 13:47:12 had a magnitude of 2.8 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 Argente in Teruel, Spain, located 2 kilometers or 1 miles ← W of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Visiedo (Teruel, Spain) located 2 km (1 mi) ↗ NE and Lidón (Teruel, Spain) located 4 km (2 mi) ↑ N 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
2 km (1 mi) ← W Argente Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
2 km (1 mi) ↗ NE Visiedo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
4 km (2 mi) ↑ N Lidón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
4 km (2 mi) ↓ S Camañas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↙ SW Aguatón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) → E Perales del Alfambra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↖ NW Rubielos de la Cérida Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↑ N Pancrudo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ← W Bueña Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↗ NE Rillo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Fuentes Calientes Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↙ SW Singra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) → E Orrios Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↘ SE Alfambra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↗ NE Cañada Vellida Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ← W Villafranca del Campo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Alba Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Santa Eulalia Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (13 mi) → E Galve Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Escorihuela Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↓ S Villarquemado Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Mezquita de Jarque Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Peralejos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Cuevas de Almudén Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Cuevas Labradas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Jarque de la Val Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Cella Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Hinojosa de Jarque Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) → E Aguilar del Alfambra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) → E Ababuj Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Camarillas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Corbalán Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Palomar de Arroyos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↓ S Gea de Albarracín Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Cedrillas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) → E Jorcas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) → E Aliaga Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) → E Monteagudo del Castillo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Teruel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) → E Allepuz Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) → E Provincia de Teruel Huesca 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) → E Villarroya de los Pinares Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Bezas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↘ SE El Castellar Huesca 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) → E Gúdar Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Villastar Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Formiche Alto Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) → E Pitarque Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Rubiales Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) → E Alcalá de la Selva Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Cabra de Mora Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Villel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Ejulve Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) → E Villarluengo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) → E Cañada de Benatanduz Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Cubla Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Cascante del Río Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Valacloche Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) → E Fortanete Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) → E Valdelinares Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Tramacastiel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Tormón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Valbona Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Mora de Rubielos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Libros Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Camarena de la Sierra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↓ S Alobras Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) → E Linares de Mora Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) → E Tronchón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Riodeva Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) ↓ S Castielfabib Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Veguillas de la Sierra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) → E Cantavieja Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Nogueruelas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Sarrión Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) → E Olocau del Rey Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Rubielos de Mora Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) → E Mirambel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) → E Mosqueruela Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Bordón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Ademuz Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Vallanca Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Puebla de San Miguel Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) → E La Iglesuela del Cid Huesca 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Fuentes de Rubielos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S Casas Altas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Cortes de Arenoso Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Puertomingalvo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Olba Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Manzanera Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Casas Bajas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) → E Todolella Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) → E Portell de Morella Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Torrijas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Cinctorres Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Arcos de las Salinas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) → E Villores Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↘ SE San Agustín Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) → E Villafranca del Cid Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) → E Forcall Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Puebla de Arenoso Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↗ NE Palanques Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) → E Villahermosa del Río Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Viver Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Castellfort Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Zorita del Maestrazgo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Fuente la Reina Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) → E Vistabella del Maestrazgo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (50 mi) ↓ S Santa Cruz de Moya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Barracas Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↓ S Moya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Pina de Montalgrao Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Montanejos Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Zucaina Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↓ S Graja de Campalbo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) → E Castillo de Villamalefa Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Arañuel Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) → E Ares del Maestre Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Montán Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) → E Morella Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE Torre de Arcas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Culla Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Benafigos Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE La Yesa Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↓ S Landete Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Cirat Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Benassal Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Titaguas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Alpuente Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Torás Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Ludiente Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Torrechiva Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Fuentes de Ayódar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) → E Lucena del Cid Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Higueras Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↗ NE Herbés Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Toga Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Sacañet Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Argelita Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Viver Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) → E Adzaneta Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Pavías Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Torralba del Pinar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Jérica Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Espadilla Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Andilla Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (60 mi) ↓ S Garaballa Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) → E Figueroles Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Gaibiel Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) → E Província de Castelló Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Ayódar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Fanzara Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Matet Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Villamalur Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Tuéjar Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Higueruelas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) → E Costur Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Algimia de Almonacid Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) → E Ribesalbes Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Navajas Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Alcublas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Chelva Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Vall de Almonacid Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) → E l'Alcora Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) → E Sierra-Engarcerán Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S Aliaguilla Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Altura Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S Sinarcas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Calles Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Benagéber Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Alcudia de Veo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Tales Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Segorbe Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Castellnovo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Onda Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) → E San Juan de Moró Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Villar del Arzobispo Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Geldo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Almedíjar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) → E Villafamés Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Losa del Obispo Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Loriguilla Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Soneja Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Eslida Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Azuébar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Casinos Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) → E Borriol Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Artana Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Betxí Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Chóvar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Sot de Ferrer Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↓ S Camporrobles Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Chulilla Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Marines Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Sot de Chera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Alfondeguilla Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Domeño Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) → E Castelló de la Plana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) → E Vila-real Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Chera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Olocau Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) → E Almassora Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Alquerías del Niño Perdido Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Algimia de Alfara Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Alfara de Algimia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Gestalgar Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Bugarra Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Villavieja Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Nules Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (77 mi) ↓ S Utiel Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↓ S Fuenterrobles Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
124 km (77 mi) → E Burriana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Estivella Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Serra Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Llíria Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (77 mi) ↓ S Caudete de las Fuentes Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Pedralba Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Moncofa Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Quartell Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Benisanó Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Chilches Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Segart Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Quart de les Valls Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Benaguasil Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Albalat dels Tarongers Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Benifairó de les Valls Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Almenara Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Benavites Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Náquera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE La Pobla de Vallbona Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↘ SE Gilet Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↘ SE Vilamarxant Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↘ SE Faura Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↘ SE Petrés Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↘ SE Requena Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↘ SE Sagunto Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (83 mi) ↘ SE L'Eliana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Bétera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↓ S Venta del Moro Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Ribarroja del Turia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Canet d'En Berenguer Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Siete Aguas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
137 km (85 mi) ↘ SE Puçol Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (85 mi) ↘ SE Cheste Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (85 mi) ↘ SE Grao de Murviedro Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
139 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Chiva Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
140 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Puig Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
140 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Museros Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
140 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Alfara del Patriarca Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
140 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Moncada Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Massamagrell Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Rocafort Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Godella Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Emperador Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Vinalesa Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Albalat dels Sorells Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Burjassot Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (88 mi) ↘ SE La Pobla de Farnals Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Manises Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Albuixech Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Paterna Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Buñol Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Foios Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
144 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Meliana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
145 km (90 mi) ↘ SE Godelleta Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
145 km (90 mi) ↘ SE Quart de Poblet Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Aldaia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Alboraya Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (90 mi) ↘ SE Tavernes Blanques Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Yátova Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Mislata Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
147 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Alborache Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
147 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Xirivella Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
147 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Alaquàs Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
147 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Macastre Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
148 km (92 mi) ↘ SE Turís Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
148 km (92 mi) ↘ SE Valencia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
149 km (92 mi) ↘ SE Torrent Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
150 km (93 mi) ↘ SE Picanya Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
151 km (94 mi) ↘ SE Paiporta Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
152 km (94 mi) ↘ SE Sedaví Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
153 km (95 mi) ↘ SE Benetússer Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
154 km (95 mi) ↘ SE Alfafar Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
154 km (96 mi) ↘ SE Albal Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
155 km (96 mi) ↘ SE Catarroja Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
156 km (97 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
18 km (11 mi) ↗ NE P. E. SIERRA COSTERA II Wind 40.8 MW
18 km (11 mi) ↗ NE PARQUE EOLICO SIERRA COSTERA FASE I Wind 49.5 MW
66 km (41 mi) → E P.E. MANZANERA Wind 25.5 MW
74 km (46 mi) → E P. E. LAS CABRILLAS Wind 28.5 MW
74 km (46 mi) → E P. E. PLA DE EMBALAGUE Wind 36.0 MW
78 km (48 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO ARRIELLO Wind 24.42 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO ALTO DE LA MORERUELA Wind 49.5 MW
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO ALTO PALANCIA III Wind 94.0 MW
87 km (54 mi) → E P.E. TORRE MIRO II Wind 99.0 MW
87 km (54 mi) ↓ S P. E. CAMPALBO Wind 49.3 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO CERRO DE LA NEVERA Wind 31.5 MW
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S P. E. CERRO DE LA PUNTA Wind 24.42 MW
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S P. E. DE HIGUERUELA Wind 37.6 MW
95 km (59 mi) → E Atzeneta Solar 5.7 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE CANALEJAS Wind 18.7 MW
104 km (64 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO PENAS ALTAS Wind 49.5 MW
104 km (64 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO PENAS DE DIOS Wind 64.5 MW
104 km (64 mi) → E AZULIBER Gas 17.763 MW
104 km (64 mi) → E COTASA Gas 14.071 MW
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE BENAGEBER 2 Hydro 14.91 MW
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO COLMENAR II Wind 28.0 MW
112 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Losa del Obispo Solar 7.4 MW
124 km (77 mi) → E CTCC CASTELLON GRUPO 4 Gas 839.35 MW
124 km (77 mi) → E CASTELLON Gas 782.0 MW
127 km (79 mi) → E GRADO Wind 27.2 MW
127 km (79 mi) → E GRADO II 1 Hydro 25.71 MW
133 km (83 mi) ↓ S Requena Solar 12.0 MW
138 km (85 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 2.8 earthquake that struck 2 km WSW of Visiedo, Spain on May 02, 2006 13:47:12. 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 2.8 Earthquake Struck 2 km WSW of Visiedo, Spain on May 02, 2006 13:47:12
Date and Time
2006-05-02 13:47:12 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.8 Magnitude (richter scle)
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