Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Struck 1 km N of Simmersfeld, Germany on March 07, 2008 05:06:49

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

On March 07, 2008 05:06:49 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.5 on the richter scale hit 1 km N of Simmersfeld, Germany. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 23.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 8.516° and latitude 48.628°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on March 07, 2008 05:06:49 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 Simmersfeld in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located 1 kilometers or 0 miles ↘ SE of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Enzklösterle (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) located 5 km (3 mi) ↖ NW and Neuweiler (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) located 7 km (4 mi) ↗ NE of the epicenter.

In total, we found 470 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
1 km (0 mi) ↘ SE Simmersfeld Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
5 km (3 mi) ↖ NW Enzklösterle Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) ↗ NE Neuweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) → E Altensteig Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) → E Egenhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Pfalzgrafenweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Neubulach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ↑ N Bad Wildbad Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) → E Ebhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (9 mi) ↗ NE Bad Teinach-Zavelstein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↘ SE Haiterbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) → E Rohrdorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) → E Wildberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↑ N Oberreichenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) → E Nagold Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ↓ S Dornstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↑ N Höfen an der Enz Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Schopfloch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (11 mi) ↗ NE Calw Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Dobel Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↓ S Glatten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↑ N Schömberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) → E Oberjettingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) → E Mötzingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) → E Unterjettingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (14 mi) ↑ N Bad Liebenzell Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Deckenpfronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Althengstett Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Horb am Neckar Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Gechingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↑ N Neuenbürg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↑ N Engelsbrand Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Simmozheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (16 mi) ↓ S Loßburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↑ N Unterreichenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↗ NE Ostelsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↗ NE Neuhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) → E Bondorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) → E Herrenberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ↑ N Birkenfeld Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) → E Nufringen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Gärtringen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Aidlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Weil der Stadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Empfingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Mühlheim am Bach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↓ S Dornhan Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Sulz am Neckar Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↑ N Tiefenbronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Grafenau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↑ N Pforzheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Ehningen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Heimsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Friolzheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) → E Hildrizhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ↑ N Wimsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ↑ N Ispringen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Vöhringen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Renningen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Wurmberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Eutingen an der Enz Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Magstadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Altdorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) → E Rottenburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Haigerloch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Mönsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) → E Hirrlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Holzgerlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Böblingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Eisingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Oberndorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Wiernsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Rutesheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Niefern-Öschelbronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Sindelfingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↑ N Königsbach-Stein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Weissach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↑ N Kieselbronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) → E Rangendingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Schönaich Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) → E Weil im Schönbuch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Rosenfeld Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Ölbronn-Dürrn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) → E Tübingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↗ NE Leonberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Karlsruhe Region Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Grosselfingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Epfendorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Seedorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Mühlacker Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↑ N Wössingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) → E Dettenhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) → E Bodelshausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Bösingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Eberdingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Geislingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↑ N Ötisheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Gerlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) → E Dußlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Steinenbronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) → E Ofterdingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Jöhlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) → E Kusterdingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) → E Hechingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Waldenbuch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Bisingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) → E Gomaringen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Dunningen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↑ N Maulbronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) → E Nehren Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Balingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Ditzingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Hemmingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) → E Mössingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Villingendorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Illingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Bretten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Dormettingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Vaihingen an der Enz Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Weingarten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) → E Kirchentellinsfurt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Knittlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Leinfelden-Echterdingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Dietingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (29 mi) → E Wannweil Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Dotternhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Gondelsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Schwieberdingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Korntal Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) → E Sickenhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Oberriexingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Rottweil Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↗ NE Filderstadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) → E Pliezhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Stuttgart Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Stuttgart Feuerbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↗ NE Markgröningen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) → E Jungingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Zimmern ob Rottweil Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Sersheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) → E Altenriet Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) → E Schlaitdorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) → E Reutlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Oberderdingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (32 mi) ↑ N Sternenfels Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Möglingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (32 mi) → E Neckartenzlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Stuttgart-Ost Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Deilingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) → E Neckartailfingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Sachsenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Asperg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Tamm Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Ostfildern Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Wellendingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Kornwestheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) → E Riederich Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Niedereschach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Bruchsal Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Kürnbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) → E Bempflingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) → E Pfullingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) → E Eningen unter Achalm Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N Karlsdorf-Neuthard Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Wolfschlugen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Bietigheim-Bissingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ↑ N Zaberfeld Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Neuhausen auf den Fildern Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Deißlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Stuttgart Mühlhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Gosheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Ludwigsburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Frittlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) → E Burladingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Obernheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) → E Metzingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Wehingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N Zaisenhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) → E Unterhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Sulzfeld Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Freudental Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) → E Großbettlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Fellbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Meßstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Forst Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Pfaffenhofen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Albstadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Graben-Neudorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Denkendorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Denkingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Esslingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↑ N Kraichtal Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Dauchingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Nürtingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) → E Bitz Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Löchgau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) → E Kohlberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Aldingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Güglingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Cleebronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Ubstadt-Weiher Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Freiberg am Neckar Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) → E Dettingen an der Erms Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Bubsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Unterensingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (37 mi) ↑ N Erligheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Besigheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Oberboihingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) → E Frickenhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Hambrücken Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Bönnigheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Köngen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Trossingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Böttingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Pleidelsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (39 mi) ↓ S Villingen-Schwenningen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Waiblingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Benningen am Neckar Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Hessigheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) → E Sankt Johann Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Eppingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Walheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) → E Neuffen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Spaichingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Wendlingen am Neckar Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Gemmrigheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Marbach am Neckar Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Altbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Deizisau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (39 mi) ↑ N Brackenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) → E Trochtelfingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Weinstadt-Endersbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Straßberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↑ N Kirchheim am Neckar Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) → E Beuren Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Murr Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Mundelsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Wernau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) → E Hülben Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Dürbheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Winterlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Tuningen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Korb Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) → E Bad Urach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Plochingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) → E Gammertingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Neckarwestheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Schwaikheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ↑ N Lauffen am Neckar Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Erdmannhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ↑ N Gemmingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↗ NE Steinheim am der Murr Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Bad Dürrheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) → E Erkenbrechtsweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Affalterbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) → E Owen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Kirchheim unter Teck Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Schwenningen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) → E Dettingen unter Teck Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Stetten am Kalten Markt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Ittlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Notzingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) → E Gomadingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Nordheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Kirchberg an der Murr Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Seitingen-Oberflacht Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) → E Hettingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Baltmannsweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Schwaigern Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Kolbingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (44 mi) ↑ N Talheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Winnenden Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Reichenbach an der Fils Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) → E Grabenstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Rietheim-Weilheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Leutenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↗ NE Großbottwar Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Burgstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) → E Bissingen an der Teck Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Ilsfeld Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) → E Lenningen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) → E Veringenstadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↑ N Kirchardt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ↑ N Massenbachhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↑ N Leingarten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Wurmlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Winterbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) → E Pfronstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Mittelschöntal Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Oberstenfeld Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Schlierbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Holzmaden Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Flein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Abstatt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Ebersbach an der Fils Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Beilstein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Fridingen an der Donau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Ohmden Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Leibertingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Donaueschingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Aspach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Tuttlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) → E Weilheim an der Teck Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Untergruppenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) → E Münsingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Aichelberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Backnang Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Heilbronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Allmersbach im Tal Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Schorndorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↓ S Bräunlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↗ NE Hattenhofen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↗ NE Zell unter Aichelberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↗ NE Albershausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) → E Neidlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Geisingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) → E Altes Lager Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Hüfingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Immendingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↗ NE Oppenweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↗ NE Rudersberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↗ NE Uhingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Sigmaringen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Inzigkofen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Bingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Boll Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Adelberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Urbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Plüderhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Weinsberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) → E Wiesensteig Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Erlenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Untereisesheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Neckarsulm Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Lehrensteinsfeld Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Löwenstein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) → E Hayingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Emmingen-Liptingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (50 mi) ↗ NE Spiegelberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) → E Westerheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) → E Zwiefalten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Dürnau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Ellhofen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) → E Mehrstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) → E Gruibingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Meßkirch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Gammelshausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↗ NE Göppingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Sigmaringendorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Sulzbach an der Murr Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) → E Langenenslingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Heiningen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Althütte Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Rechberghausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Börtlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Scheer Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↗ NE Eschenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↑ N Eberstadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↗ NE Wüstenrot Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↗ NE Birenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↗ NE Murrhardt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↗ NE Welzheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Krauchenwies Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Mühlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Großerlach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) → E Laichingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Wäschenbeuren Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Sauldorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Blumberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Ennetach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Eislingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) → E Bad Ditzenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Schlat Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↗ NE Lorch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (55 mi) ↗ NE Kaisersbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Mengen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Engen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (55 mi) → E Tübingen Region Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) → E Deggingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) → E Riedlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE Salach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Rot Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) → E Obermarchtal Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) → E Unlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Tengen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Eigeltingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Aach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (55 mi) → E Neufra Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↗ NE Mainhardt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↗ NE Bretzfeld Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↗ NE Süßen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Wald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↗ NE Ottenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↗ NE Alfdorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) → E Ertingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) → E Merklingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) → E Herbertingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) → E Schelklingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Volkertshausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (57 mi) ↗ NE Gingen an der Fils Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) → E Munderkingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Orsingen-Nenzingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) → E Berghülen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Stockach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↗ NE Oberrot Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (59 mi) → E Allmendingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) → E Nellingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↗ NE Kuchen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) → E Dürmentingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↗ NE Pfedelbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) → E Bad Überkingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Spraitbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Schwäbisch Gmünd Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Donzdorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Pfullendorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) → E Blaubeuren Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (60 mi) → E Rottenacker Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Öhringen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Geislingen an der Steige Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Gschwend Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Mutlangen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
96 km (59 mi) ↗ NE Fichtenberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↗ NE Waldstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↗ NE Durlangen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) → E Dettingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) → E Uttenweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) → E Ehingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Bodman-Ludwigshafen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↗ NE Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↗ NE Ruppertshofen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (62 mi) → E Oberstadion Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) → E Saulgau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (62 mi) ↗ NE Michelfeld Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Ostrach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Herdwangen-Schönach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↗ NE Gaildorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↗ NE Neuenstein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↗ NE Täferrot Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) → E Öpfingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↗ NE Waldenburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) → E Bad Buchau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↗ NE Michelbach an der Bilz Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) → E Oberdischingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) → E Attenweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (64 mi) ↗ NE Schwäbisch Hall Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Illmensee Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Frickingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (66 mi) ↗ NE Untermünkheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (67 mi) → E Ebersbach-Musbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Heiligenberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Altshausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Wilhelmsdorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (67 mi) → E Bad Schussenried Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (68 mi) → E Mittelbiberach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Ebenweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (68 mi) → E Warthausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (69 mi) → E Biberach an der Riß Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (70 mi) → E Ingoldingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (70 mi) ↗ NE Braunsbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (69 mi) → E Aulendorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
114 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Fronreute Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) → E Hochdorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) → E Wolpertswende Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) → E Ummendorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
118 km (73 mi) → E Eberhardzell Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
120 km (75 mi) → E Bad Waldsee Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Baindt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
122 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Baienfurt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
125 km (78 mi) → E Bergatreute Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
130 km (81 mi) → E Wolfegg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 29 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
33 km (20 mi) ↑ N Pforzheim power station Coal 26.9 MW
33 km (20 mi) ↑ N Heizkraftwerk Pforzheim GmbH Biomass 12.3 MW
36 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Heizkraftwerk Sindelfingen Gas 95.0 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Restmüllheizkraftwerk Böblingen Waste 9.5 MW
42 km (26 mi) → E BHKW Obere Viehweide Gas 13.4 MW
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE HKW Pfaffenwald Gas 36.0 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Stutensee Solar Power Plant Solar 1.2 MW
51 km (31 mi) → E BHKW-Hauffstraße Gas 9.8 MW
55 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Heizkraftwerk Stuttgart-Gaisburg Coal 22.6 MW
55 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Restmüll-Heizkraftwerk Stuttgart-Münster (Waste) Waste 19.5 MW
55 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Stuttgart-Muenster Coal 159.9 MW
58 km (36 mi) → E Pumpspeicherkraftwerk Glems Hydro 90.0 MW
62 km (38 mi) → E Dettingen Hydro 11.0 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Kraftwerk Walheim Oil 136.0 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Walheim power station Coal 267.0 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Altbach power station Coal 769.0 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↗ NE Heizkraftwerk Altbach/Deizisau (Natural Gas) Gas 65.0 MW
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Dürbheim Solar 5.1 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↗ NE NECKARWESTHEIM-2 Nuclear 1400.0 MW
70 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Bad D�rrheim Solar Power Plant Solar 1.6 MW
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Heilbronn power station Coal 778.0 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Neckarsulm - Audi Solar Power Plant Solar 1.9 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Me�kirch Solar Power Plant Solar 1.0 MW
85 km (52 mi) ↗ NE EEW Göppingen Waste 11.0 MW
87 km (54 mi) → E Schelklingen Solar Power Plant Solar 4.9 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↗ NE Biomass Generator #9 Biomass 18.8 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Mooshof Solar Power Plant Solar 4.7 MW
97 km (60 mi) → E Werkskraftwerk Sappi Ehingen Biomass 21.2 MW
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Boms Solar 4.5 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 8 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.5 earthquake that struck 1 km N of Simmersfeld, Germany on March 07, 2008 05:06:49. These types were Gas power plants, Coal power plants, Hydro power plants, Waste power plants, Solar power plants, Oil power plants, Biomass power plants, Nuclear 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.

Nuclean Power

Nuclear power plant bear an inherent risk during earthquake events, as we all witnessed on 11 of Mars 2011 in Fukushima. However, According to the World Nuclear Association, nuclear facilities are designed to witstand earthquakes.

"Nuclear facilities are designed so that earthquakes and other external events will not jeopardise the safety of the plant. In France for instance, nuclear plants are designed to withstand an earthquake twice as strong as the 1000-year event calculated for each site. It is estimated that, worldwide, 20% of nuclear reactors are operating in areas of significant seismic activity. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has a Safety Guide on Seismic Risks for Nuclear Power Plants. Various systems are used in planning, including Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment (PSHA), which is recommended by IAEA and widely accepted."

"Peak ground acceleration (PGA) or design basis earthquake ground motion (DBGM) is measured in Galileo units – Gal (cm/sec2) or g – the force of gravity, one g being 980 Gal. PGA has long been considered an unsatisfactory indicator of damage to structures, and some seismologists are proposing to replace it with cumulative average velocity (CAV) as a more useful metric than ground acceleration since it brings in displacement and duration and "operators are able to determine the absence of potential damages with high confidence" according to the IAEA."

"The logarithmic Richter magnitude scale (or more precisely the Moment Magnitude Scale more generally used today*) measures the overall energy released in an earthquake, and there is not always a good correlation between that and intensity (ground motion) in a particular place. Japan has a seismic intensity scale in shindo units 0 to 7, with weak/strong divisions at levels 5 and 6, hence ten levels. This describes the surface intensity at particular places, rather than the magnitude of the earthquake itself."

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.

Oil Power

Oil-fired power plants can pose significant risks to society, people, and ecosystems in the event of a severe earthquake.

Oil Spills & Fires

One of the most immediate dangers is the risk of oil spills and fires. The shaking during an earthquake can rupture storage tanks and pipelines, leading to the release of large quantities of oil. Spilled oil can catch fire, causing explosions and further environmental damage.

Air Quality Polution

Oil fires and releases can result in the release of toxic fumes and particulate matter into the air. This can lead to poor air quality, posing health risks to nearby communities. People exposed to these pollutants may experience respiratory issues and other health problems.

Water Pollution

Spilled oil can contaminate nearby water bodies, including rivers, lakes, and groundwater. This can harm aquatic ecosystems, killing fish and other wildlife, and disrupting the food chain. Drinking water supplies may also be compromised, impacting human health.

Soil Contamination

Oil spills can saturate the soil, making it less fertile and potentially rendering it unusable for agriculture. Soil contamination can persist for years, affecting local food production.

Long-Term Environmental Damage

The environmental damage caused by oil spills and fires can persist long after the earthquake event. Cleanup efforts can be costly and challenging, and ecosystems may take years or even decades to recover fully.

To mitigate these risks, most modern oil-fired power plants follow strict regulations, safety measures, and extensive emergency response plans are in place for oil power plants located in seismically active regions. This includes robust containment systems, automatic shutdown mechanisms, and well-trained response teams.

Biomass Power

Biomass power plants, which generate electricity by burning organic materials like wood, agricultural residues, or waste, can pose certain risks during earthquakes. While biomass power plants are generally considered less hazardous than some other types of power generation facilities, yet there are still potential risks to be aware of.

Fire Risk

One of the primary risks associated with biomass power plants during earthquakes is the potential for fires. The shaking during an earthquake can damage electrical systems, equipment, and fuel storage, which may lead to electrical faults and fires.

Fuel Handling

Earthquakes can disrupt the fuel handling systems in a biomass plant, potentially causing spills or accidents related to the storage and transportation of biomass feedstock.

It's important to note that the specific risks associated with biomass power plants can vary based on factors such as plant size, location, and design. The biomass power industry prioritizes safety and works closely with regulatory authorities to ensure that biomass energy is generated with minimal risk to people and the environment, even in earthquake-prone regions.

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 1 km N of Simmersfeld, Germany on March 07, 2008 05:06:49
Date and Time
2008-03-07 05:06:49 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.5 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
23.0 km
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