Magnitude 2.8 Earthquake Struck 1 km NE of Casas Bajas, Spain on November 03, 2007 00:02:59

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:34:06

On November 03, 2007 00:02:59 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.8 on the richter scale hit 1 km NE of Casas Bajas, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 10.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -1.254° and latitude 40.024°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on November 03, 2007 00:02:59 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 Casas Altas in Valencia, Spain, located 1 kilometers or 0 miles ← W of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Casas Bajas (Valencia, Spain) located 1 km (0 mi) ↙ SW and Ademuz (Valencia, Spain) located 5 km (3 mi) ↖ NW 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
1 km (0 mi) ← W Casas Altas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
1 km (0 mi) ↙ SW Casas Bajas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
5 km (3 mi) ↖ NW Ademuz Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↓ S Santa Cruz de Moya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ← W Vallanca Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↗ NE Puebla de San Miguel Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↖ NW Castielfabib Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↙ SW Moya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N Riodeva Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↓ S Graja de Campalbo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↑ N Libros Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Landete Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Veguillas de la Sierra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↑ N Tramacastiel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) → E Arcos de las Salinas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Alobras Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Tormón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↑ N Cascante del Río Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Titaguas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↑ N Valacloche Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Camarena de la Sierra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (14 mi) ↑ N Villel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Garaballa Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↑ N Cubla Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (16 mi) → E Torrijas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) → E Alpuente Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Rubiales Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↑ N Villastar Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) → E La Yesa Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (19 mi) ↓ S Aliaguilla Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Sinarcas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Tuéjar Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Bezas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Manzanera Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Benagéber Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Teruel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Chelva Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Sarrión Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Calles Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↓ S Camporrobles Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) → E Higueruelas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Gea de Albarracín Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) → E Andilla Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Valbona Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Formiche Alto Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Cella Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Loriguilla Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE San Agustín Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Corbalán Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) → E Barracas Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Losa del Obispo Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Mora de Rubielos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Fuenterrobles Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) → E Villar del Arzobispo Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) → E Sacañet Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Cabra de Mora Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Cuevas Labradas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) → E Torás Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↗ NE Villanueva de Viver Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↓ S Caudete de las Fuentes Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) → E Pina de Montalgrao Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Utiel Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Chulilla Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Sot de Chera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Chera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (32 mi) ↑ N El Castellar Huesca 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) → E Alcublas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Villarquemado Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Rubielos de Mora Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Peralejos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Olba Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Fuente la Reina Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Fuentes de Rubielos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) → E Viver Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Nogueruelas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N Cedrillas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Puebla de Arenoso Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Gestalgar Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Alcalá de la Selva Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) → E Casinos Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Montán Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) → E Jérica Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Monteagudo del Castillo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Requena Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Santa Eulalia Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Venta del Moro Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (37 mi) ↑ N Alfambra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Bugarra Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Escorihuela Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Montanejos Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Cortes de Arenoso Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) → E Domeño Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Gúdar Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) → E Higueras Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Arañuel Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) → E Altura Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) → E Pavías Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Pedralba Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Orrios Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) → E Navajas Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Linares de Mora Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) → E Gaibiel Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Alba Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) → E Matet Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) → E Segorbe Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Allepuz Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Valdelinares Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Cirat Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Siete Aguas Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Ababuj Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) → E Vall de Almonacid Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) → E Marines Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Camañas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) → E Castellnovo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (44 mi) → E Algimia de Almonacid Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Singra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) → E Geldo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) → E Torralba del Pinar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) → E Olocau Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↑ N Perales del Alfambra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Fuentes de Ayódar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Zucaina Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↑ N Jorcas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) → E Llíria Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↑ N Aguatón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Puertomingalvo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Torrechiva Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Aguilar del Alfambra Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Vilamarxant Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Villahermosa del Río Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Villamalur Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) → E Almedíjar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Argente Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Villarroya de los Pinares Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Visiedo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) → E Benaguasil Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) → E Benisanó Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) → E Ayódar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Toga Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Villafranca del Campo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Ludiente Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Castillo de Villamalefa Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) → E Soneja Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) → E La Pobla de Vallbona Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) → E Sot de Ferrer Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Espadilla Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Bueña Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Chiva Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Cheste Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Alcudia de Veo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↗ NE Mosqueruela Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Camarillas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Argelita Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) ↑ N Galve Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) → E Ribarroja del Turia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N Lidón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Buñol Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) → E Azuébar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) → E Fanzara Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) → E L'Eliana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Fuentes Calientes Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) → E Serra Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Rillo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Cañada Vellida Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Tales Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Fortanete Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Yátova Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Algimia de Alfara Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Macastre Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) → E Náquera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) → E Chóvar Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) → E Eslida Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) → E Alfara de Algimia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Alborache Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Lucena del Cid Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) → E Bétera Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Godelleta Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Rubielos de la Cérida Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Ribesalbes Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Segart Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Onda Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Estivella Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Cuevas de Almudén Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Mezquita de Jarque Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Pancrudo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Hinojosa de Jarque Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Jarque de la Val Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Turís Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Aliaga Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) → E Artana Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Vistabella del Maestrazgo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Cañada de Benatanduz Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) → E Albalat dels Tarongers Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) → E Alfondeguilla Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Provincia de Teruel Huesca 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Figueroles Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) → E Gilet Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Petrés Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE l'Alcora Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Pitarque Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Godella Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Manises Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Quart de les Valls Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Betxí Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Paterna Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Benifairó de les Valls Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Moncada Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Quartell Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) → E Alfara del Patriarca Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) → E Rocafort Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) → E Burjassot Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) → E Benavites Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) → E Aldaia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↗ NE Cantavieja Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) → E Sagunto Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) → E Alaquàs Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) → E Museros Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) → E Faura Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Villarluengo Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↗ NE Costur Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) → E Quart de Poblet Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) → E Villavieja Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) → E Vinalesa Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) → E Massamagrell Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) → E Almenara Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) → E Torrent Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) → E Mislata Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↗ NE Província de Castelló Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) → E Puçol Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) ↗ NE Benafigos Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Puig Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Palomar de Arroyos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Xirivella Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Chilches Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Emperador Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Albalat dels Sorells Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↗ NE Adzaneta Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Foios Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↗ NE La Iglesuela del Cid Huesca 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) → E Albuixech Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Villafranca del Cid Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↗ NE San Juan de Moró Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) → E Tavernes Blanques Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) → E Meliana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) → E Nules Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) → E Picanya Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) → E Canet d'En Berenguer Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) → E Alboraya Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) → E Grao de Murviedro Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) → E Alquerías del Niño Perdido Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E Valencia Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E Moncofa Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E Paiporta Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E La Pobla de Farnals Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↗ NE Tronchón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↗ NE Culla Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) → E Vila-real Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↗ NE Mirambel Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) → E Albal Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) → E Benetússer Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) → E Sedaví Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↗ NE Borriol Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) → E Alfafar Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) → E Burriana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) → E Catarroja Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (62 mi) ↗ NE Portell de Morella Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (62 mi) → E Beniparrell Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) → E Almassora Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↗ NE Villafamés Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↗ NE Benassal Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) → E Castelló de la Plana Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↑ N Ejulve Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↗ NE Olocau del Rey Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (65 mi) ↗ NE Castellfort Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↗ NE Ares del Maestre Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (67 mi) ↗ NE Bordón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↗ NE Cinctorres Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↗ NE Sierra-Engarcerán Valencia 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↗ NE Todolella Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (70 mi) ↗ NE Forcall Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↗ NE Villores Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↗ NE Morella Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↗ NE Palanques Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (75 mi) ↗ NE Zorita del Maestrazgo Castellón 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (80 mi) ↗ NE Torre de Arcas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↗ NE Herbés Castellón 🇪🇸 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
13 km (8 mi) ↓ S P. E. CAMPALBO Wind 49.3 MW
17 km (11 mi) ↘ SE P. E. CERRO DE LA PUNTA Wind 24.42 MW
17 km (11 mi) ↘ SE P. E. DE HIGUERUELA Wind 37.6 MW
30 km (18 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO CERRO DE LA NEVERA Wind 31.5 MW
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE BENAGEBER 2 Hydro 14.91 MW
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO PENAS ALTAS Wind 49.5 MW
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO PENAS DE DIOS Wind 64.5 MW
47 km (29 mi) → E CANALEJAS Wind 18.7 MW
49 km (30 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO ALTO PALANCIA III Wind 94.0 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Losa del Obispo Solar 7.4 MW
51 km (31 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO ALTO DE LA MORERUELA Wind 49.5 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Requena Solar 12.0 MW
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N P. E. SIERRA COSTERA II Wind 40.8 MW
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N PARQUE EOLICO SIERRA COSTERA FASE I Wind 49.5 MW
85 km (53 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO COLMENAR II Wind 28.0 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE COTASA Gas 14.071 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE AZULIBER Gas 17.763 MW
93 km (57 mi) ↗ NE Atzeneta Solar 5.7 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↗ NE PARQUE EOLICO ARRIELLO Wind 24.42 MW
96 km (60 mi) → E CCC SAGUNTO GRUPO 2 Gas 1232.19 MW
101 km (62 mi) ↗ NE P. E. LAS CABRILLAS Wind 28.5 MW
101 km (62 mi) ↗ NE P. E. PLA DE EMBALAGUE Wind 36.0 MW
103 km (64 mi) → E GRADO Wind 27.2 MW
103 km (64 mi) ↗ NE P.E. MANZANERA Wind 25.5 MW
103 km (64 mi) → E GRADO II 1 Hydro 25.71 MW
106 km (66 mi) → E CTCC CASTELLON GRUPO 4 Gas 839.35 MW
106 km (66 mi) → E CASTELLON Gas 782.0 MW
118 km (73 mi) ↗ NE P.E. TORRE MIRO II Wind 99.0 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 4 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.8 earthquake that struck 1 km NE of Casas Bajas, Spain on November 03, 2007 00:02:59. 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 1 km NE of Casas Bajas, Spain on November 03, 2007 00:02:59
Date and Time
2007-11-03 00:02:59 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.8 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
10.0 km
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