Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Struck 5 km NNE of Villasequilla de Yepes, Spain on February 15, 2008 01:36:55

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:34:57

On February 15, 2008 01:36:55 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.6 on the richter scale hit 5 km NNE of Villasequilla de Yepes, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 10.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -3.703° and latitude 39.921°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on February 15, 2008 01:36:55 had a magnitude of 2.6 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 Yepes in Toledo, Spain, located 6 kilometers or 4 miles → E of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Ciruelos (Toledo, Spain) located 7 km (4 mi) ↗ NE and Añover de Tajo (Toledo, Spain) located 9 km (5 mi) ↖ NW 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
6 km (4 mi) → E Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
7 km (4 mi) ↗ NE Ciruelos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
9 km (5 mi) ↖ NW Añover de Tajo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) → E Huerta de Valdecarábanos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) ↓ S Villamuelas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) → E Cabañas de Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Ontígola Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) ↑ N Aranjuez Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ← W Villaseca de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Borox Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (11 mi) ↗ NE Ocaña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Pantoja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ← W Cobeja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ← W Mocejón Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (11 mi) → E Dosbarrios Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ← W Magán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↑ N Seseña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Numancia de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Esquivias Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ← W Yuncler Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Bogas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ← W Cabañas de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Noblejas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Yuncos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Yeles Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Nambroca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Mascaraque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ← W Olías del Rey Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Illescas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↓ S Mora Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↑ N Titulcia Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (16 mi) ↓ S Villaminaya Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (16 mi) ← W Bargas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↑ N Ciempozuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↑ N Villaconejos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Cedillo del Condado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ← W Recas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Burguillos de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Ugena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Chueca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Villarrubia de Santiago Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ← W Lominchar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Casarrubuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Tembleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Torrejón de Velasco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↑ N Valdemoro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Cobisa Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ← W Palomeque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Cubas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Torrejón de la Calzada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Villatobas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Carranque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Manzaneque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Ajofrín Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ← W Camarenilla Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Orgaz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↑ N San Martín de la Vega Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Griñón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Layos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Colmenar de Oreja Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Serranillos del Valle Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Chinchón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Parla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Pinto Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ← W Chozas de Canales Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↓ S Sonseca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ← W Villamiel de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Turleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Mazarambroz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Batres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Humanes de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ← W Arcicóllar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Belmonte de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Guadamur Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) → E Lillo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ← W Camarena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Casasbuenas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Moraleja de Enmedio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Casarrubios del Monte Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Fuenlabrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Morata de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Arroyomolinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Getafe Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Polán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Villamanrique de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW El Álamo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ← W Rielves Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ← W Huecas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Marjaliza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Santa Cruz de la Zarza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ← W Valmojado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Villacañas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Noez Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Villarejo de Salvanés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Perales de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Pulgar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Leganés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ← W Fuensalida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Móstoles Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Arganda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Villaverde Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Rivas-Vaciamadrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Alcorcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Navalcarnero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Tielmes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) → E Corral de Almaguer Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Villa de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Zarza de Tajo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Cuerva Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Fuentidueña de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Villaviciosa de Odón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Consuegra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Puente de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) → E Cabezamesada Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Carabanchel Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Latina Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Usera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Velilla de San Antonio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Madridejos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Vicálvaro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Arganzuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Valdaracete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Valdilecha Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Campo Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Provincia de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Moratalaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Villamanta Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Carabaña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Sevilla La Nueva Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ↑ N Retiro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ← W Méntrida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Mejorada del Campo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Boadilla del Monte Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N City Center Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Belinchón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N Loeches Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Urda Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Chamberí Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Moncloa-Aravaca Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva de Perales Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Pozuelo de Alarcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N Coslada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N San Fernando de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N San Blas-Canillejas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Camuñas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Ciudad Lineal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Villamantilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Quero Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Pozuelo del Rey Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Fuente de Pedro Naharro Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↑ N Tetuán de las Victorias Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Brunete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Estremera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Villar del Olmo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Chamartín Ávila 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Tarancón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) → E Horcajo de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Brea de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↑ N Hortaleza Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (37 mi) ↑ N Torres de la Alameda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Aldea del Fresno Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Villafranca de los Caballeros Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Pinar de Chamartín Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Torrejón de Ardoz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Barajas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Quijorna Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) → E Torrubia del Campo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Ambite Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva de la Cañada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Nuevo Baztán Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Majadahonda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Fuencarral-El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) → E Villanueva de Alcardete Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↑ N Las Tablas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Las Rozas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↑ N Valverde de Alcalá Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) → E Pozorrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Chapinería Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Paracuellos de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Villalbilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Driebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Mondéjar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↑ N Corpa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva del Pardillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) → E Quintanar de la Orden Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Alcalá de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Tribaldos Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Leganiel Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) → E Villamayor de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Colmenar del Arroyo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Alcobendas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Villarrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) → E Miguel Esteban Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N Ajalvir Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Barajas de Melo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Navalagamella Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (44 mi) ↑ N Anchuelo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (44 mi) ↑ N San Sebastián de los Reyes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Mazuecos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Fuentenovilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Huelves Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↑ N Pezuela de las Torres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Valdemorillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Alcázar de San Juan Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Las Matas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Albares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↑ N Daganzo de Arriba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Uclés Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Santorcaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Illana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Cobeña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Paredes Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Pozo de Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Los Santos de la Humosa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Fresnedillas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↑ N Camarma de Esteruelas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Tres Cantos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Torrelodones Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Colmenarejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Campo de Criptana Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↑ N Pioz Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Saceda-Trasierra Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Loranca de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) ↑ N Meco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Hontanaya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Pozo de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Escariche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Puebla de Almenara Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (47 mi) ↑ N Algete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Galapagar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N Fresno de Torote Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↗ NE Yebra Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Hoyo de Manzanares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↗ NE Vellisca Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Azuqueca de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Escopete Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Zarzalejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Fuente el Saz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Villanueva de la Torre Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Navalquejigo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Hontoba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Colmenar Viejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Valdarachas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Zorita de los Canes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Aranzueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Valdeolmos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW San Lorenzo de El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Collado-Villalba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Alovera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Quer Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↗ NE Albalate de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N San Agustín del Guadalix Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Yebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Valdeavero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (52 mi) → E Mota del Cuervo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↑ N Chiloeches Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↗ NE Almonacid de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↑ N Valdeaveruelo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Torrejón del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Alpedrete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↗ NE Pastrana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) → E Pedro Muñoz Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Ribatejada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Renera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Moralzarzal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Valdetorres de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Hueva Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Sayatón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↑ N Cabanillas del Campo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↑ N Armuña de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Guadarrama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Horche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Collado Mediano Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Manzanares el Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Boalo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N Fuentelviejo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N El Molar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) ↑ N Pedrezuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Becerril de la Sierra Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↑ N Galápagos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↑ N Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↑ N Moratilla de los Meleros Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↗ NE Valdeconcha Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Talamanca de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N Marchamalo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↑ N Tendilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Navacerrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Los Molinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N El Vellón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Lupiana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Romanones Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Cercedilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Valdepiélagos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Fuentelencina Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↑ N Centenera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Valfermoso de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Fontanar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↗ NE Alhóndiga Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Tórtola de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Peñalver Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (62 mi) ↑ N Aldeanueva de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↑ N Atanzón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↑ N Valdeavellano Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↑ N Irueste Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↑ N Yunquera de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↑ N Valdegrudas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↑ N Caspueñas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (65 mi) ↑ N Ciruelas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Abajo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↑ N Torija Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↑ N Cañizar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Arriba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (67 mi) ↑ N San Andrés del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↑ N Trijueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (72 mi) ↑ N Brihuega Guadalajara 🇪🇸 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
13 km (8 mi) ← W ACECA GRUPO 4 Gas 758.74 MW
29 km (18 mi) ↗ NE P. E. LA PLATA Wind 21.25 MW
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Villaverde Solar 5.0 MW
35 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Bargas Solar 5.2 MW
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Madridejos Solar 8.8 MW
61 km (38 mi) → E Puebla de Almoradiel Solar 11.8 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW LAS PICADAS GRUPO 1 Hydro 24.32 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Saelices Solar 11.3 MW
82 km (51 mi) → E Eruela Solar 7.0 MW
86 km (53 mi) ↗ NE BOLARQUE I GRUPO 1 Hydro 27.94 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE BOLARQUE II GRUPO 1 Hydro 215.0 MW
91 km (57 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 2.6 earthquake that struck 5 km NNE of Villasequilla de Yepes, Spain on February 15, 2008 01:36:55. 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 2.6 Earthquake Struck 5 km NNE of Villasequilla de Yepes, Spain on February 15, 2008 01:36:55
Date and Time
2008-02-15 01:36:55 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.6 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
10.0 km
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