Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Struck 5 km WNW of Schutterwald, Germany on March 25, 2008 13:16:15

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:35:19

On March 25, 2008 13:16:15 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.5 on the richter scale hit 5 km WNW of Schutterwald, Germany. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 5.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 7.810° and latitude 48.460°. 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 25, 2008 13:16:15 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 Schutterwald in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located 5 kilometers or 3 miles → E of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Meißenheim (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) located 6 km (3 mi) ↓ S and Plobsheim (Grand-Est, France) located 6 km (3 mi) ← W of the epicenter.

In total, we found 500 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
5 km (3 mi) → E Schutterwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
6 km (3 mi) ↓ S Meißenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
6 km (3 mi) ← W Plobsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
7 km (4 mi) ← W Eschau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
10 km (6 mi) ↑ N Willstätt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↗ NE Offenburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ← W Fegersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
10 km (6 mi) ↓ S Schwanau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Nordhouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
10 km (6 mi) ↖ NW Illkirch-Graffenstaden Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
11 km (7 mi) ↙ SW Erstein Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
11 km (6 mi) ← W Lipsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
11 km (7 mi) → E Ortenberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↓ S Gerstheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
11 km (7 mi) ↖ NW Ostwald Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
12 km (7 mi) ↑ N Kehl Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ← W Hindisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
13 km (8 mi) ← W Geispolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
13 km (8 mi) → E Ohlsbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ↘ SE Lahr Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (8 mi) → E Berghaupten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Strasbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
14 km (8 mi) ↖ NW Lingolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
14 km (8 mi) ↓ S Obenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
15 km (9 mi) ← W Entzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
15 km (9 mi) ↗ NE Durbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ← W Blaesheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
15 km (9 mi) ↙ SW Matzenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
16 km (10 mi) ↙ SW Sand Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
16 km (10 mi) ↗ NE Lautenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) → E Gengenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Schiltigheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
16 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Eckbolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
16 km (10 mi) ← W Holtzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
16 km (10 mi) ↘ SE Hohberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ← W Duppigheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (11 mi) ← W Innenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (10 mi) ↓ S Rhinau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Bischheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (10 mi) ↓ S Boofzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Wolfisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (11 mi) ← W Krautergersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Oberhausbergen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ← W Hangenbieten Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Hœnheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Oberschaeffolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ↙ SW Benfeld Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ↘ SE Kippenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Achenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↓ S Kappel-Grafenhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (11 mi) ↘ SE Mahlberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (11 mi) ↘ SE Seelbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Mittelhausbergen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Niederhausbergen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Meistratzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Kertzfeld Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↓ S Grafenhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ← W Duttlenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Souffelweyersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Huttenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Renchen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ← W Breuschwickersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Oberkirch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) → E Nordrach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Haslach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ← W Griesheim-près-Molsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Mundolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Niedernai Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Dingsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ← W Altorf Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ← W Ernolsheim-Bruche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Reichstett Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Valff Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Pfulgriesheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Ittenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (13 mi) ↓ S Rust Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) ↑ N La Wantzenau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Griesheim-sur-Souffel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Lampertheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Ettenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Ringsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ← W Dachstein Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Schuttertal Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Offenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
23 km (14 mi) ← W Bischoffsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Vendenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ← W Obernai Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ← W Dorlisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ← W Furdenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↑ N Rheinau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↑ N Kilstett Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (15 mi) → E Oberharmersbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Bernardswiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (15 mi) ← W Rosheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Steinach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Stotzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (16 mi) ↗ NE Oppenau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ← W Molsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Hœrdt Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↗ NE Kappelrodeck Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Eckwersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↑ N Gambsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Berstett Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↓ S Hilsenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↓ S Herbolzheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Truchtersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (17 mi) ↓ S Sundhouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (16 mi) ↓ S Wittisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (16 mi) ↗ NE Achern Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ← W Mutzig Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Barr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Epfig Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (16 mi) ← W Bœrsch Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Ottrott Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Bas-Rhin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Sasbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ← W Irmstett Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Weyersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Schnersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Ebersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) → E Fischerbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Muttersholtz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Hofstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Kenzingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Sasbachwalden Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Geudertheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ← W Dinsheim-sur-Bruche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Seebach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ← W Marlenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ← W Gresswiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
30 km (19 mi) ↑ N Herrlisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
30 km (18 mi) → E Bad Peterstal-Griesbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↓ S Weisweil Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Andlau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
31 km (19 mi) ↑ N Zell Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Brumath Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
31 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Lauf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ← W Westhoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
31 km (19 mi) ← W Still Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Wingersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Mühlenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Lichtenau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (19 mi) ↙ SW Dambach-la-Ville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Ottersweier Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Gries Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Weitbruch Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
33 km (20 mi) → E Hausach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) → E Oberwolfach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ← W Wasselonne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Malterdingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Mussig Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Forchheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Wyhl Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Riegel Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Scherwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Sélestat Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Bischwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
35 km (21 mi) ↑ N Drusenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
35 km (22 mi) ← W Niederhaslach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Greffern Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Niederschaeffolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
35 km (21 mi) → E Wolfach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Bühl Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Mommenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Oberhoffen-sur-Moder Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Teningen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Kaltenhouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ← W Urmatt Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Schwarzach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ← W Oberhaslach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Châtenois Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Schwindratzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ← W Romanswiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ← W Grendelbruch Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Endingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) → E Gutach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Bühlertal Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Emmendingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Hochfelden Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Elzach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↑ N Schirrhein Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
38 km (23 mi) → E Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↓ S Bahlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Kintzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
38 km (24 mi) ↑ N Ottenhofen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↓ S Marckolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
38 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Biberach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ← W Lutzelhouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
39 km (24 mi) ↑ N Sessenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Villé Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Haguenau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ← W Russ Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ← W Marmoutier Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ← W Wisches Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Ohlungen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Sexau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↓ S Eichstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Schweighouse-sur-Moder Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Gutach im Breisgau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Dettwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (25 mi) ← W Wangenbourg-Engenthal Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (25 mi) → E Hornberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Saint-Hippolyte Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Guémar Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Soufflenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Vogtsburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Baiersbronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Dauendorf Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Waldkirch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ← W Schirmeck Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
43 km (27 mi) → E Schiltach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Vörstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↓ S Oberrotweil Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↑ N Sinzheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ← W La Broque Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
43 km (26 mi) ↓ S Bötzingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ← W Otterswiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
43 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Bergheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Hügelsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Denzlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Lièpvre Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Rothau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Freudenstadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) → E Schenkenzell Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Roeschwoog Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Jebsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) → E Alpirsbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ← W Saverne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Monswiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Baden-Baden Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Schonach im Schwarzwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Pfaffenhoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Uberach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Steinbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) ↓ S Gottenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) → E Lauterbach/Schwarzwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Ostheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Forbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Ribeauvillé Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Eschbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Gundelfingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Mertzwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Walbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Kunheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Iffezheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Umkirch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Ihringen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Bouxwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Obermodern-Zutzendorf Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ← W Dabo Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (30 mi) → E Aichhalden Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Durrenbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (29 mi) ↓ S Holtzwihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Triberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Dossenheim-sur-Zinsel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (31 mi) → E Schramberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↗ NE Weisenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Schönwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↑ N Betschdorf Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Fortschwihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Houssen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Widensolen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) → E Freiburg Region Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Breisach am Rhein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Surbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Gundershoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Riquewihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) → E Tennenbronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Hatten Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Neuwiller-lès-Saverne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Biesheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Bennwihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Merdingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Gumbrechtshoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Freiburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Ingwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↗ NE Gernsbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Kuppenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Gütenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Sigolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Sankt Peter Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Horbourg-Wihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Gaggenau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Kaysersberg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Neuf-Brisach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) → E Sankt Georgen im Schwarzwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Ammerschwihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Algolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Rastatt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ← W Walscheid Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (32 mi) ← W Phalsbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (32 mi) ↓ S Volgelsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Wolfgantzen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Colmar Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (32 mi) ↑ N Seltz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Soultz-sous-Forêts Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (32 mi) ↓ S Andolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Woerth Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Reichshoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Sankt Märgen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) → E Hardt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ↓ S Sundhoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Furtwangen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Stegen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Loffenau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Gœrsdorf Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Merzhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Bischweier Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Schallstadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Ingersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Ebringen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Oberbronn Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Kirchzarten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Fréland Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N Steinmauern Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Wittnau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (34 mi) ← W Abreschviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Niederbronn-les-Bains Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Au Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Turckheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Wimmenau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N Ötigheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Wintzenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) → E Königsfeld im Schwarzwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N Muggensturm Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Buchenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ← W Niderviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Wettolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
58 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Sölden Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Vöhrenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Dessenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Pfaffenweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Horben Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Lapoutroie Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Unterkirnach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↓ S Sainte-Croix-en-Plaine Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Oberried Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Labaroche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Bad Herrenalb Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↓ S Eguisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (37 mi) ↑ N Bietigheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Ban-de-Laveline Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (37 mi) ↓ S Bollschweil Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Lembach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Herrlisheim-près-Colmar Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Unterkrozingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Hartheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) → E Mönchweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Wingen-sur-Moder Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Orbey Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ← W Réding Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Breitnau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Durmersheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (39 mi) ↓ S Oberhergheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Au am Rhein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Lauterbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Fessenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Wihr-au-Val Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
63 km (39 mi) ← W Sarrebourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Drulingen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Berg Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Wissembourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Soucht Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Pfaffenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Goetzenbruck Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Eisenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Hinterzarten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Titisee-Neustadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Schweigen-Rechtenbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Kapsweyer Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Hirtzfelden Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Heitersheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↓ S Blodelsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
67 km (41 mi) ↑ N Steinfeld Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↑ N Rheinstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↓ S Münstertal/Schwarzwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↑ N Neuburg Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↓ S Rouffach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Lemberg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Oberotterbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Munster Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
68 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Soultzeren Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Friedenweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Soultzmatt Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
69 km (42 mi) ↑ N Ettlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Meyenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Montbronn Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Stosswihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
69 km (43 mi) ↑ N Hagenbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Sulzburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Buggingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Todtnau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (44 mi) ↑ N Freckenfeld Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Fischbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (44 mi) ↑ N Dörrenbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Bundenthal Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Diemeringen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Enchenberg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
70 km (44 mi) ↓ S Munchhouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Bitche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Réguisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Merxheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Lenzkirch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Rumersheim-le-Haut Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
72 km (44 mi) ↑ N Minfeld Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↑ N Bad Bergzabern Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Wörth am Rhein Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Bergholtz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Chalampé Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Bantzenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Bruchweiler-Bärenbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Metzeral Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Sarre-Union Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Neuenburg am Rhein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Raedersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Winden Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Ensisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Kandel Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Issenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Busenberg Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ← W Sarrewerden Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Ungersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Löffingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Eppenbrunn Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Petit-Réderching Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S Buhl Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S Lautenbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S Guebwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
75 km (47 mi) ↓ S Lautenbachzell Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
75 km (46 mi) ↑ N Karlsruhe Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Schluchsee Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Dahn Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Bining Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Haut-Rhin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Rohrbach-lès-Bitche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Soultz-Haut-Rhin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Trulben Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (47 mi) ↑ N Klingenmünster Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Billigheim-Ingenheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↓ S Battenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Steinweiler Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Erfweiler Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N Gossersweiler-Stein Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Ruelisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Oermingen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Pulversheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N Jockgrim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N Rohrbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Bollwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Hatzenbühl Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Vinningen Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Keskastel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Gros-Réderching Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Berrwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Rheinzabern Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Lemberg Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Hauenstein Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Insheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Wernersberg Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Herbitzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Staffelfelden Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Bonndorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Neupotz Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Ilbesheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Ruppertsweiler Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Hinterweidenthal Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Pirmasens Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↓ S Wattwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
83 km (52 mi) ↑ N Annweiler am Trifels Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Leimersheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Wiesviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Wilgartswiesen Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Rülzheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Münchweiler an der Rodalbe Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Kuhardt Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Willerwald Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
85 km (52 mi) ↓ S Uffholtz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
85 km (52 mi) ↑ N Siebeldingen Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↑ N Landau in der Pfalz Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Steinbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Bliesbruck Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Linkenheim-Hochstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Offenbach an der Queich Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Sarreinsming Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
86 km (54 mi) ↑ N Ottersheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Neufgrange Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↓ S Moosch Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Hornbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Hördt Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Hambach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Knittelsheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Rémelfing Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (55 mi) ↓ S Bitschwiller-lès-Thann Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Gersheim Saarland 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (55 mi) ↑ N Bellheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Sarreguemines Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Kleinblittersdorf Saarland 🇩🇪 Germany

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 49 utility-scale power plants in the vecinity of the earthquakes epicenter. Ranging form closest to furtherst, one of these is a neaclear power plant.

Distance Direction Power Plant Type Capacity
6 km (3 mi) ← W Eschau Hydro 1.125 MW
7 km (4 mi) ↖ NW STRASBOURG Hydro 148.0 MW
8 km (5 mi) ↓ S GERSTHEIM Hydro 140.5 MW
17 km (11 mi) ← W Duppigheim Solar 1.02351 MW
21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Coal Plant #2 Coal 18.5 MW
21 km (13 mi) ↓ S RHINAU Hydro 167.8 MW
25 km (15 mi) ↓ S Hilsenheim Solar 1.46003 MW
26 km (16 mi) ↑ N Gambsheim Hydro 1.1 MW
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Ebersheim Solar 1.09706 MW
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Mussig Solar 2.50211 MW
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S MARCKOLSHEIM Hydro 156.2 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↑ N Sessenheim Solar 1.06702 MW
40 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Schweighouse-sur-Moder Biomass 2.4 MW
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Uhlwiller Solar 1.20602 MW
43 km (27 mi) ↑ N Sinzheim Solar Power Plant Solar 1.4 MW
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Kläranlage Waste 12.0 MW
45 km (28 mi) ↓ S Vogtsburg Solar Power Plant Solar 7.8 MW
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Kraftwerk Nord Other 56.0 MW
46 km (29 mi) ↑ N Rheinkraftwerk Iffezheim Hydro 146.0 MW
46 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Rudolf-Fettweis-Werk 2 Hydro 65.0 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Ribeauvillé Biomass 1.413 MW
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE GuD Anlage WVK Gas 60.1 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE HKW Freiberg Gas 27.0 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Surbourg Solar 1.03262 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Colmar Solar 1.58379 MW
51 km (32 mi) ↓ S VOGELGRUN Hydro 140.5 MW
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Weinbourg Solar 5.35889 MW
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N Siegen Solar 1.48406 MW
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Muggensturm Solar Power Plant Solar 1.8 MW
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Niederlauterbach Solar 1.12474 MW
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Schleithal Solar 1.01791 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S FESSENHEIM Hydro 175.0 MW
64 km (40 mi) ↓ S TREA Breisgau Waste 13.6 MW
67 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Munster Hydro 1.185 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↑ N Rheinhafen-Dampfkraftwerk Coal 1547.0 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Heizkraftwerk West Gas 37.0 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N BHKW Gas 13.0 MW
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Stora Enso Maxau Biomass 78.0 MW
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Dehlingen Wind 12.0 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S Ungersheim Solar 2.13922 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N HKW Wörth Gas 59.0 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Schmittviller Solar 1.46074 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N MiRO Oil 70.0 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Feldkirch Solar 2.02255 MW
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Feldkirch A Solar 5.0 MW
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Woelfling-lès-Sarreguemines Wind 10.0 MW
83 km (52 mi) ↑ N Natural Gas Turbine #1 Gas 28.0 MW
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Sarreguemines Solar 1.94781 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Saarbrücken SCN Solar 4.0 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 9 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.5 earthquake that struck 5 km WNW of Schutterwald, Germany on March 25, 2008 13:16:15. These types were Coal power plants, Wind power plants, Solar power plants, Gas power plants, Hydro power plants, Waste power plants, Other power plants, Biomass power plants, Oil 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.

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 5 km WNW of Schutterwald, Germany on March 25, 2008 13:16:15
Date and Time
2008-03-25 13:16:15 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.5 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
5.0 km
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