Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Struck 1 km NE of Tembleque, Spain on February 26, 2008 20:50:12

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:35:04

On February 26, 2008 20:50:12 an earthquake with magnitude of 3.2 on the richter scale hit 1 km NE of Tembleque, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 7.8 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -3.490° and latitude 39.706°. 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 26, 2008 20:50:12 had a magnitude of 3.2 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 Tembleque in Toledo, Spain, located 1 kilometers or 1 miles ↙ SW of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Villanueva de Bogas (Toledo, Spain) located 14 km (8 mi) ← W and Turleque (Toledo, Spain) located 15 km (9 mi) ↓ S 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
1 km (1 mi) ↙ SW Tembleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (8 mi) ← W Villanueva de Bogas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↓ S Turleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↗ NE Lillo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) → E Villacañas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↑ N Dosbarrios Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Huerta de Valdecarábanos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Cabañas de Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Mora Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ← W Villamuelas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (16 mi) ↑ N Villatobas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↓ S Madridejos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Manzaneque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Ciruelos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ← W Mascaraque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Corral de Almaguer Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Consuegra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Ocaña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↑ N Noblejas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Quero Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Camuñas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ← W Villaminaya Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Villarrubia de Santiago Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Villafranca de los Caballeros Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Ontígola Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Orgaz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Cabezamesada Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Urda Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Aranjuez Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ← W Chueca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Añover de Tajo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) ← W Nambroca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) ↑ N Santa Cruz de la Zarza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) → E Miguel Esteban Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) → E Quintanar de la Orden Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) → E Villanueva de Alcardete Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Marjaliza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Sonseca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ← W Ajofrín Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Alcázar de San Juan Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↑ N Villaconejos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ← W Villaseca de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ← W Burguillos de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ← W Mocejón Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Horcajo de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Colmenar de Oreja Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Villamanrique de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Campo de Criptana Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Borox Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Mazarambroz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Cobeja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↑ N Zarza de Tajo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ← W Magán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Pozorrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Pantoja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Fuente de Pedro Naharro Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Seseña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ← W Cobisa Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↑ N Chinchón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Titulcia Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ← W Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Villamayor de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Torrubia del Campo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Belmonte de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ← W Layos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Esquivias Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ← W Olías del Rey Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Numancia de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ← W Cabañas de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Ciempozuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Yuncler Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Belinchón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ← W Bargas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Fuentidueña de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Yuncos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Yeles Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Tarancón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ← W Casasbuenas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Villarejo de Salvanés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Illescas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Hontanaya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW San Martín de la Vega Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Valdemoro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Pulgar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Villarrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) → E Pedro Muñoz Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ← W Recas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) → E Mota del Cuervo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ← W Guadamur Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Tribaldos Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Morata de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Puebla de Almenara Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ← W Polán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Cedillo del Condado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Torrejón de Velasco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Lominchar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Casarrubuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ← W Noez Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↑ N Perales de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Ugena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Torrejón de la Calzada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ← W Camarenilla Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Uclés Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ← W Villamiel de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Cubas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↑ N Valdaracete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↑ N Tielmes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Palomeque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Cuerva Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Pinto Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Estremera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Carranque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Huelves Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Parla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Carabaña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Serranillos del Valle Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Griñón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ← W Chozas de Canales Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ← W Rielves Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ← W Arcicóllar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Arganda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↑ N Brea de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Humanes de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Paredes Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Batres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↑ N Valdilecha Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Barajas de Melo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Rivas-Vaciamadrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Leganiel Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ← W Camarena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Fuenlabrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Moraleja de Enmedio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Getafe Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (42 mi) ← W Huecas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Casarrubios del Monte Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N Campo Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↑ N Driebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Leganés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW El Álamo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Arroyomolinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (45 mi) ↑ N Illana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ← W Fuensalida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Velilla de San Antonio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Saceda-Trasierra Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Villaverde Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Villar del Olmo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Ambite Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Villa de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Pozuelo del Rey Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Mazuecos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Vellisca Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↑ N Loeches Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Valmojado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↑ N Mondéjar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Móstoles Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Nuevo Baztán Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Alcorcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Mejorada del Campo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Puente de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Usera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Vicálvaro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Carabanchel Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Navalcarnero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N Albares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Latina Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N Torres de la Alameda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW San Fernando de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Moratalaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Provincia de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Arganzuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Valverde de Alcalá Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Retiro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Pozo de Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Coslada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Villaviciosa de Odón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Fuentenovilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW City Center Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW San Blas-Canillejas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Villalbilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Chamberí Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Corpa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Torrejón de Ardoz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Ciudad Lineal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Pezuela de las Torres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Moncloa-Aravaca Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Sevilla La Nueva Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ← W Méntrida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Boadilla del Monte Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Villamanta Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Tetuán de las Victorias Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Chamartín Ávila 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Barajas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (52 mi) ↑ N Yebra Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Pozuelo de Alarcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Hortaleza Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Anchuelo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (54 mi) ↑ N Alcalá de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Albalate de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Escariche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Zorita de los Canes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Pinar de Chamartín Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva de Perales Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Santorcaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Paracuellos de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Brunete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↑ N Almonacid de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↑ N Pioz Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↑ N Escopete Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Villamantilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↑ N Loranca de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N Los Santos de la Humosa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Fuencarral-El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Las Tablas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↑ N Hontoba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) ↑ N Ajalvir Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↑ N Pozo de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Aldea del Fresno Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Majadahonda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Sayatón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Pastrana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) ↖ NW El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva de la Cañada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Las Rozas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Quijorna Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N Daganzo de Arriba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Aranzueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Alcobendas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Camarma de Esteruelas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Meco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Valdarachas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Cobeña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Hueva Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW San Sebastián de los Reyes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↑ N Renera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Villanueva del Pardillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Chapinería Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N Azuqueca de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N Yebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↑ N Villanueva de la Torre Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↑ N Valdeconcha Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↑ N Fresno de Torote Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Algete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↑ N Armuña de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (62 mi) ↑ N Moratilla de los Meleros Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Colmenar del Arroyo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Chiloeches Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Navalagamella Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Alovera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Fuentelviejo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Las Matas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Tres Cantos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Valdemorillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↑ N Quer Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↑ N Horche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Fuente el Saz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↑ N Valdeavero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↑ N Valdeolmos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Torrelodones Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↑ N Tendilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Fresnedillas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↑ N Fuentelencina Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↑ N Valdeaveruelo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↑ N Cabanillas del Campo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↑ N Romanones Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Colmenarejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↑ N Torrejón del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Galapagar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↑ N Ribatejada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↑ N Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↑ N Lupiana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) ↑ N Alhóndiga Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Hoyo de Manzanares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW San Agustín del Guadalix Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Colmenar Viejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Valdetorres de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↑ N Marchamalo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↑ N Peñalver Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Navalquejigo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↑ N Galápagos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Zarzalejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↑ N Valfermoso de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↑ N Centenera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↖ NW El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (70 mi) ↑ N Irueste Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Collado-Villalba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW San Lorenzo de El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↑ N Atanzón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↖ NW El Molar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↑ N Aldeanueva de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Alpedrete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Moralzarzal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Pedrezuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↑ N Valdeavellano Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↑ N Tórtola de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↖ NW Talamanca de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Abajo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↑ N Fontanar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↑ N Yélamos de Arriba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↖ NW El Vellón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (72 mi) ↑ N Valdepiélagos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Manzanares el Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Collado Mediano Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Boalo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↑ N San Andrés del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↑ N Caspueñas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↑ N Valdegrudas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↖ NW Guadarrama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↑ N Yunquera de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ↖ NW Becerril de la Sierra Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↑ N Ciruelas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↑ N Torija Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Los Molinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (75 mi) ↖ NW Navacerrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↑ N Cañizar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
124 km (77 mi) ↖ NW Cercedilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↑ N Trijueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 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
24 km (14 mi) ↓ S Madridejos Solar 8.8 MW
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N P. E. LA PLATA Wind 21.25 MW
35 km (21 mi) → E Puebla de Almoradiel Solar 11.8 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Villaverde Solar 5.0 MW
40 km (25 mi) ← W ACECA GRUPO 4 Gas 758.74 MW
53 km (33 mi) → E Eruela Solar 7.0 MW
58 km (36 mi) ← W Bargas Solar 5.2 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Saelices Solar 11.3 MW
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW LAS PICADAS GRUPO 1 Hydro 24.32 MW
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N BOLARQUE I GRUPO 1 Hydro 27.94 MW
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N BOLARQUE II GRUPO 1 Hydro 215.0 MW
120 km (74 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 3.2 earthquake that struck 1 km NE of Tembleque, Spain on February 26, 2008 20:50:12. 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 3.2 Earthquake Struck 1 km NE of Tembleque, Spain on February 26, 2008 20:50:12
Date and Time
2008-02-26 20:50:12 (UTC)
Magnitude
3.2 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
7.8 km
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