Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Struck 2 km SE of Pedro Muñoz, Spain on August 16, 2007 14:20:26

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:33:17

On August 16, 2007 14:20:26 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.5 on the richter scale hit 2 km SE of Pedro Muñoz, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 7.9 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -2.927° and latitude 39.392°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on August 16, 2007 14:20:26 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 Pedro Muñoz in Ciudad Real, Spain, located 2 kilometers or 1 miles ← W of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Mota del Cuervo (Cuenca, Spain) located 13 km (8 mi) ↑ N and Campo de Criptana (Ciudad Real, Spain) located 17 km (10 mi) ← W 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
2 km (1 mi) ← W Pedro Muñoz Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N Mota del Cuervo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ← W Campo de Criptana Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Miguel Esteban Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Quintanar de la Orden Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Alcázar de San Juan Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ← W Quero Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva de Alcardete Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Hontanaya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Villamayor de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ← W Villafranca de los Caballeros Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ← W Villacañas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Puebla de Almenara Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ← W Camuñas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Corral de Almaguer Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Pozorrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Cabezamesada Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Lillo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Horcajo de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ← W Madridejos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Torrubia del Campo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ← W Tembleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Fuente de Pedro Naharro Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ← W Consuegra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↑ N Villarrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ← W Turleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Tribaldos Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↑ N Uclés Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Villatobas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ← W Urda Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Tarancón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Santa Cruz de la Zarza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Zarza de Tajo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ← W Villanueva de Bogas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↑ N Huelves Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Dosbarrios Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Belinchón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↑ N Paredes Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Cabañas de Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Villarrubia de Santiago Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ← W Huerta de Valdecarábanos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Noblejas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Villamanrique de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ← W Manzaneque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Ocaña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ← W Mora Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Barajas de Melo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Fuentidueña de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Vellisca Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ← W Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ← W Villamuelas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ← W Mascaraque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Ciruelos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (52 mi) ↑ N Saceda-Trasierra Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Leganiel Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ← W Orgaz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Ontígola Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ← W Marjaliza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↑ N Illana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Colmenar de Oreja Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ← W Villaminaya Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Belmonte de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Estremera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Villarejo de Salvanés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Aranjuez Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Villaconejos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Valdaracete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Chinchón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (59 mi) ← W Chueca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Brea de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Driebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ← W Sonseca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Mazuecos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ← W Ajofrín Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ← W Añover de Tajo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (60 mi) ← W Nambroca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ← W Mazarambroz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Titulcia Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Carabaña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Tielmes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Perales de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Albares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ← W Burguillos de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Morata de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Borox Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↑ N Albalate de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Ciempozuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ← W Villaseca de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Seseña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↑ N Almonacid de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ← W Mocejón Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↑ N Zorita de los Canes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Mondéjar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (65 mi) ← W Cobisa Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ← W Cobeja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Pozo de Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Valdilecha Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ← W Layos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Esquivias Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Ambite Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (65 mi) ← W Pantoja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ← W Magán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (65 mi) ↖ NW San Martín de la Vega Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ← W Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Yebra Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Villar del Olmo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Fuentenovilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ← W Numancia de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↑ N Sayatón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ← W Olías del Rey Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Valdemoro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ← W Casasbuenas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ← W Cabañas de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ← W Yuncler Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Arganda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ← W Pulgar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Yeles Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Nuevo Baztán Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ← W Bargas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ← W Yuncos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Campo Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Escopete Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Escariche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Pozuelo del Rey Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Illescas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Torrejón de Velasco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ← W Noez Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (70 mi) ↑ N Pastrana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (70 mi) ← W Cuerva Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ← W Guadamur Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Pezuela de las Torres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ← W Polán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Rivas-Vaciamadrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Pinto Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ← W Recas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ← W Cedillo del Condado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Casarrubuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Torrejón de la Calzada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Loranca de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Cubas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (72 mi) ↖ NW Ugena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Loeches Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ← W Lominchar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Valverde de Alcalá Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Torres de la Alameda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Parla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Corpa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Velilla de San Antonio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Hontoba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↑ N Valdeconcha Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↖ NW Villalbilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Hueva Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (75 mi) ← W Villamiel de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ← W Palomeque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Griñón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Mejorada del Campo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Pioz Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ← W Camarenilla Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ↖ NW Carranque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Serranillos del Valle Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Villa de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Humanes de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Santorcaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Renera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Anchuelo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Aranzueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Getafe Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Fuenlabrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ← W Chozas de Canales Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Moratilla de los Meleros Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
124 km (77 mi) ↖ NW Batres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
124 km (77 mi) ↖ NW Pozo de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (77 mi) ↖ NW Villaverde Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (77 mi) ↑ N Fuentelencina Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (78 mi) ← W Rielves Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Vicálvaro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (78 mi) ← W Arcicóllar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (77 mi) ↖ NW Moraleja de Enmedio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (78 mi) ↖ NW San Fernando de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Torrejón de Ardoz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Los Santos de la Humosa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Fuentelviejo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Alcalá de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Valdarachas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Armuña de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Leganés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↑ N Alhóndiga Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↖ NW Coslada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↖ NW Yebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↖ NW Puente de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↖ NW Moratalaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↖ NW Tendilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ← W Huecas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (80 mi) ↖ NW Usera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ← W Camarena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↖ NW Arganzuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↖ NW Arroyomolinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ← W Casarrubios del Monte Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (80 mi) ↖ NW Carabanchel Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↖ NW San Blas-Canillejas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↖ NW Móstoles Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↖ NW Retiro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↖ NW El Álamo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↖ NW Provincia de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↖ NW Horche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↖ NW Alcorcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ← W Fuensalida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↖ NW Romanones Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↖ NW Latina Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↖ NW City Center Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↖ NW Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Chiloeches Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Ciudad Lineal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↑ N Peñalver Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Barajas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Chamberí Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (82 mi) ↖ NW Meco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Azuqueca de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Paracuellos de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ← W Valmojado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Camarma de Esteruelas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Hortaleza Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Moncloa-Aravaca Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↖ NW Daganzo de Arriba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↖ NW Ajalvir Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↖ NW Lupiana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↑ N Irueste Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↖ NW Villaviciosa de Odón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (83 mi) ↖ NW Chamartín Ávila 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↖ NW Tetuán de las Victorias Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↖ NW Valfermoso de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↖ NW Pinar de Chamartín Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva de la Torre Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↖ NW Alovera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↖ NW Navalcarnero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
137 km (85 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Abajo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (85 mi) ↖ NW Quer Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↑ N San Andrés del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Arriba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↖ NW Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↖ NW Boadilla del Monte Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (85 mi) ↖ NW Pozuelo de Alarcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
139 km (86 mi) ↖ NW Cobeña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
139 km (86 mi) ↖ NW Fresno de Torote Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
139 km (86 mi) ↖ NW Las Tablas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
140 km (87 mi) ↖ NW Centenera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
140 km (87 mi) ↖ NW Fuencarral-El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
140 km (87 mi) ↖ NW Cabanillas del Campo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (88 mi) ↖ NW Valdeavellano Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (88 mi) ↖ NW Sevilla La Nueva Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (88 mi) ↖ NW Atanzón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (88 mi) ↖ NW Valdeavero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↖ NW Alcobendas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↖ NW Algete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↖ NW Valdeaveruelo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↖ NW Villamanta Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↖ NW San Sebastián de los Reyes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↖ NW Torrejón del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↖ NW Aldeanueva de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↖ NW Marchamalo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ← W Méntrida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
144 km (90 mi) ↖ NW Caspueñas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
144 km (89 mi) ↖ NW Majadahonda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
144 km (89 mi) ↖ NW El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
145 km (90 mi) ↖ NW Brunete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
145 km (90 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva de Perales Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
145 km (90 mi) ↖ NW Valdeolmos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (91 mi) ↖ NW Ribatejada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (91 mi) ↖ NW Valdegrudas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (91 mi) ↖ NW Las Rozas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (91 mi) ↖ NW Tórtola de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (91 mi) ↖ NW Fuente el Saz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
147 km (91 mi) ↖ NW Villamantilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
148 km (92 mi) ↖ NW Galápagos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
148 km (92 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva de la Cañada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
149 km (93 mi) ↖ NW Tres Cantos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
149 km (92 mi) ↖ NW Fontanar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
150 km (93 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva del Pardillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
150 km (93 mi) ↖ NW Torija Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
150 km (93 mi) ← W Aldea del Fresno Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
150 km (93 mi) ↖ NW Quijorna Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
151 km (94 mi) ↖ NW Ciruelas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
152 km (94 mi) ↖ NW Yunquera de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
152 km (94 mi) ↑ N Brihuega Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
153 km (95 mi) ↖ NW Cañizar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
153 km (95 mi) ↖ NW Trijueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
153 km (95 mi) ↖ NW Valdetorres de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
153 km (95 mi) ↖ NW Las Matas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
154 km (96 mi) ↖ NW San Agustín del Guadalix Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
155 km (96 mi) ↖ NW Chapinería Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
156 km (97 mi) ↖ NW Torrelodones Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
156 km (97 mi) ↖ NW Valdemorillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
157 km (97 mi) ↖ NW Colmenar del Arroyo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
157 km (97 mi) ↖ NW Navalagamella Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
158 km (98 mi) ↖ NW Talamanca de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
158 km (98 mi) ↖ NW Colmenar Viejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
158 km (98 mi) ↖ NW Valdepiélagos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
159 km (99 mi) ↖ NW Colmenarejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
159 km (98 mi) ↖ NW El Molar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
160 km (99 mi) ↖ NW Pedrezuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
160 km (99 mi) ↖ NW Hoyo de Manzanares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
160 km (99 mi) ↖ NW Galapagar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
161 km (100 mi) ↖ NW Fresnedillas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
162 km (100 mi) ↖ NW El Vellón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
165 km (102 mi) ↖ NW Navalquejigo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
165 km (103 mi) ↖ NW Collado-Villalba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
167 km (103 mi) ↖ NW Zarzalejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
167 km (103 mi) ↖ NW El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
168 km (104 mi) ↖ NW Manzanares el Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
168 km (104 mi) ↖ NW Moralzarzal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
169 km (105 mi) ↖ NW Boalo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
169 km (105 mi) ↖ NW San Lorenzo de El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
169 km (105 mi) ↖ NW Alpedrete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
172 km (106 mi) ↖ NW Collado Mediano Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
172 km (107 mi) ↖ NW Becerril de la Sierra Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
173 km (107 mi) ↖ NW Guadarrama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
175 km (108 mi) ↖ NW Navacerrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
176 km (109 mi) ↖ NW Los Molinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
178 km (110 mi) ↖ NW Cercedilla Madrid 🇪🇸 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
6 km (3 mi) ← W Eruela Solar 7.0 MW
30 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Puebla de Almoradiel Solar 11.8 MW
53 km (33 mi) ← W Madridejos Solar 8.8 MW
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Saelices Solar 11.3 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW P. E. LA PLATA Wind 21.25 MW
94 km (58 mi) ← W Villaverde Solar 5.0 MW
100 km (62 mi) ← W ACECA GRUPO 4 Gas 758.74 MW
108 km (67 mi) ↑ N BOLARQUE II GRUPO 1 Hydro 215.0 MW
114 km (70 mi) ↑ N BOLARQUE I GRUPO 1 Hydro 27.94 MW
117 km (73 mi) ← W Bargas Solar 5.2 MW
150 km (93 mi) ← W LAS PICADAS GRUPO 1 Hydro 24.32 MW
173 km (107 mi) ↖ NW SILVON 2 Hydro 81.54 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 4 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.5 earthquake that struck 2 km SE of Pedro Muñoz, Spain on August 16, 2007 14:20:26. These types were Gas power plants, Wind power plants, Solar power plants, Hydro power plants, below you find information how each type of power plant can pose a risk to you as a person or the ecosytem around you.

None of this information should be used as guidence in an event of an emergency, but rather as additional references to information provided by national, state and local authorities.

Hydropower

Hydropower plants are generally considered as safe in many aspects, but when it comes to severe earthquakes they pose a substantial risk that can manifest in the form of dam faliours, landslides and grave impacts on surrounding ecosystems.

Dam Failure

The most significant risk is the potential failure of the dam that holds the water reservoir. Severe ground shaking can damage or breach the dam, leading to downstream flooding and as a result endangering people and wildlife living downstream. Such an event can also have severe impact on key infrastructure that cascades through society.

Landslides

Earthquakes can trigger landslides in the areas surrounding hydropower plants, potentially damaging infrastructure and causing harm to nearby communities.

Damage to Aquatic Ecosystems

Both landslide and dam failures can have a severe impact on upstream and downstream aquatic wildlife, ecosystem and groundwater, resulting in longterm risks for people and industires living and operating in areas near the water supply.

To mitigate these risks, engineering and construction standards for hydropower plants often include earthquake-resistant designs. These designs incorporate measures such as flexible foundations, strengthened dam structures, and advanced monitoring systems to detect early signs of stress. Additionally, emergency plans and evacuation procedures should be in place to protect personnel and downstream communities in the event of a severe earthquake.

Gas Power

Gas power plants can pose significant risks to people and the environment in their vicinity during earthquakes.

Gas Leaks and Fires

Gas power plants rely on natural gas, which can leak from pipelines and equipment when damaged by seismic activity. These leaks can lead to fires and explosions, endangering people in the plant's vicinity.

Impact on Air Quality

Gas power plants emit pollutants, and fires caused by gas leaks during an earthquake can release harmful substances into the air. This can pose health risks to nearby residents.

Environmental Impact

Gas leaks can also harm the local environment, potentially contaminating soil and water sources.

To mitigate these risks, most modern gas power plants have robust safety measures in place, including gas leak detection systems, emergency response plans, and communication protocols to alert nearby communities in case of an incident. Additionally, local authorities should conduct risk assessments and ensure that emergency services are well-prepared to respond to potential hazards posed by gas power plants during earthquakes.

Solar Power

Solar power plants generally pose fewer risks compared to conventional power plants that use fossil fuels or nuclear energy. However, they are not without their own set of potential risks and challenges. Below you can find some of the risks associated with solar power plants in an event of a severe earthquake.

Environmental Impact

The production of solar panels involves the use of various materials, including rare metals and chemicals. Severe earthquakes could potentially introduce these into the ecosystems of their location.

Fire Risk

Although the solar panels themselves are not typically a fire hazard, electrical components like inverters and batterises that store the electricity can pose a risk. Electrical malfunctions or faults can lead to fires, especially in poorly maintained systems in an event of a severe earthquake, and thus pose a longterm risk for the local ecosystem.

Overall, the mitigation of risks associated with utility-scale solar power plants involves a combination of technological advancements, sustainable practices, regulatory adherence, and ongoing monitoring and maintenance.

Wind Power

In the event of a severe earthquake, wind power plants typically pose lower risks to people and ecosystems compared to some other types of power generation, such as nuclear or fossil fuel power plants. Below you'll find potential risks to still consider.

Turbine Collapse

The most significant risk to people is the potential collapse of wind turbine towers during a severe earthquake. If a wind turbine were to collapse, it could cause injury or loss of life to anyone in the vicinity.

Wildlife Impact

Wind turbines can pose a risk to local wildlife. In the event of an earthquake, there could be concerns about the displacement or injury of wildlife in the vicinity of the turbines or wild fires resulting from internal malfunction of turbines.

While wind power plants do have risks associated with earthquakes, they are generally considered to be a lower-risk energy source in terms of environmental and safety concerns when compared to certain other forms of power generation. Proper planning, engineering, and maintenance practices help mitigate these risks and ensure the safe operation of wind power plants during earthquakes.

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.

Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Struck 2 km SE of Pedro Muñoz, Spain on August 16, 2007 14:20:26
Date and Time
2007-08-16 14:20:26 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.5 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
7.9 km
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