Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Struck 5 km NE of Meißenheim, Germany on March 31, 2008 20:52:05

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:35:22

On March 31, 2008 20:52:05 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.5 on the richter scale hit 5 km NE of Meißenheim, Germany. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 10.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 7.814° and latitude 48.447°. 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 31, 2008 20:52:05 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 ↗ NE of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Meißenheim (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) located 5 km (3 mi) ↓ S and Plobsheim (Grand-Est, France) located 7 km (4 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) ↗ NE Schutterwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
5 km (3 mi) ↓ S Meißenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) ← W Plobsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
8 km (5 mi) ← W Eschau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
9 km (6 mi) ↓ S Schwanau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↗ NE Offenburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Gerstheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
10 km (6 mi) ← W Nordhouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
10 km (6 mi) ← W Fegersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
11 km (7 mi) ↗ NE Ortenberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↑ N Willstätt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
11 km (7 mi) ↙ SW Erstein Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
11 km (7 mi) ↖ NW Illkirch-Graffenstaden Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
11 km (7 mi) ← W Lipsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
12 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Lahr Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) → E Ohlsbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ↖ NW Ostwald Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
13 km (8 mi) ↓ S Obenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
13 km (8 mi) → E Berghaupten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ← W Hindisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
14 km (8 mi) ← W Geispolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
14 km (8 mi) ↑ N Kehl Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↗ NE Durbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Lingolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
15 km (9 mi) ↘ SE Hohberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) → E Gengenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↙ SW Matzenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Boofzheim 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) ↓ S Rhinau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
16 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Strasbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
16 km (10 mi) ↘ SE Kippenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ← W Entzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
16 km (10 mi) ← W Blaesheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (11 mi) ↘ SE Mahlberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ← W Holtzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (11 mi) ↘ SE Seelbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
17 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Eckbolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ↓ S Grafenhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ← W Duppigheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ↙ SW Benfeld Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Wolfisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ↖ NW Schiltigheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ← W Innenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ← W Krautergersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
18 km (11 mi) ↓ S Kappel-Grafenhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Oberschaeffolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Oberhausbergen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Kertzfeld Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Bischheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ← W Hangenbieten Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Huttenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ← W Meistratzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Hœnheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Achenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Mittelhausbergen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) → E Nordrach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ← W Duttlenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) ↓ S Rust Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Souffelweyersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ← W Niedernai Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↑ N Renchen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Valff Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↓ S Ettenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ← W Griesheim-près-Molsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ← W Breuschwickersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Niederhausbergen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Oberkirch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) ↓ S Ringsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Haslach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Mundolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (14 mi) ← W Altorf Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Schuttertal Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (14 mi) ← W Ernolsheim-Bruche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Reichstett Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Griesheim-sur-Souffel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Dingsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
23 km (14 mi) ↑ N La Wantzenau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Ittenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
23 km (14 mi) → E Steinach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ← W Bischoffsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Pfulgriesheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ← W Obernai Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ← W Dachstein Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Lampertheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) → E Oberharmersbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Stotzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (15 mi) ↑ N Kilstett Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (15 mi) ↓ S Herbolzheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (16 mi) ↑ N Rheinau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ← W Dorlisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Vendenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Hilsenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (15 mi) ↖ NW Offenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (16 mi) ← W Rosheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (16 mi) ← W Molsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (16 mi) ← W Bernardswiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Oppenau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↓ S Sundhouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↓ S Wittisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ← W Furdenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (17 mi) ← W Bœrsch Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Epfig Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (17 mi) ↗ NE Kappelrodeck Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ↑ N Gambsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Barr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Eckwersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Muttersholtz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↘ SE Hofstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ← W Ottrott Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Truchtersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ← W Mutzig Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↑ N Achern Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Kenzingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) → E Fischerbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Berstett Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Ebersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Hœrdt Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Bas-Rhin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Schnersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ↑ N Sasbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Weisweil Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Seebach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ← W Gresswiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) → E Bad Peterstal-Griesbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ← W Irmstett Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Weyersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
30 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Sasbachwalden Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ← W Marlenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
30 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Andlau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
30 km (18 mi) ← W Dinsheim-sur-Bruche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
31 km (19 mi) → E Mühlenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Geudertheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
31 km (19 mi) ↙ SW Dambach-la-Ville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ← W Still Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) → E Hausach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Brumath Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Herrlisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Zell Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ← W Westhoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Lauf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Forchheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Malterdingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Mussig Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Wyhl Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) → E Oberwolfach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↑ N Ottersweier Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Sélestat Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Riegel Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Wingersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Weitbruch Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
34 km (21 mi) → E Wolfach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Endingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Gries Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Lichtenau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Scherwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
34 km (21 mi) ← W Wasselonne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
35 km (22 mi) ↑ N Bischwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
35 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Elzach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ↓ S Teningen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Châtenois Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) → E Gutach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Niederschaeffolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Drusenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ← W Niederhaslach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Mommenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Emmendingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Bühl Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ← W Grendelbruch Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Greffern Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Bahlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ← W Oberhaslach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Schwarzach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Schwindratzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Marckolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
37 km (23 mi) → E Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ← W Urmatt Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N Oberhoffen-sur-Moder Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Kintzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
37 km (23 mi) ← W Romanswiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
38 km (23 mi) ↑ N Kaltenhouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
38 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Gutach im Breisgau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Hochfelden Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
38 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Sexau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Biberach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Bühlertal Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↑ N Ottenhofen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ← W Lutzelhouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
39 km (24 mi) ↓ S Eichstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Villé Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (24 mi) ↑ N Schirrhein Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Waldkirch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) → E Hornberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ← W Wisches Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N Sessenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Saint-Hippolyte Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ↓ S Vogtsburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Haguenau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (25 mi) ← W Marmoutier Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Baiersbronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S Bötzingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ← W Russ Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Schweighouse-sur-Moder Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S Oberrotweil Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Ohlungen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Vörstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Denzlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) → E Schiltach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Guémar Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Bergheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
42 km (26 mi) ← W Wangenbourg-Engenthal Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Dettwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
43 km (27 mi) ← W Schirmeck Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
43 km (27 mi) ↓ S Jebsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
43 km (27 mi) → E Schenkenzell Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↑ N Sinzheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Lièpvre Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
43 km (27 mi) ↑ N Soufflenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Gottenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Dauendorf Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) ← W Otterswiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Schonach im Schwarzwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ← W Rothau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) ↗ NE Freudenstadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ← W La Broque Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) → E Alpirsbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Roeschwoog Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Ostheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) → E Lauterbach/Schwarzwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Hügelsheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Gundelfingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) ↑ N Baden-Baden Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Ihringen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Pfaffenhoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Triberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Uberach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ← W Saverne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Kunheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Umkirch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Monswiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Ribeauvillé Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Steinbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Holtzwihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Mertzwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Forbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Eschbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Schönwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) → E Aichhalden Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S Merdingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ← W Dabo Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (29 mi) ↓ S Houssen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Bouxwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Walbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (29 mi) ↑ N Iffezheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (29 mi) ↓ S Fortschwihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (30 mi) → E Tennenbronn Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Biesheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Widensolen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Bennwihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Breisach am Rhein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) → E Schramberg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) → E Freiburg Region Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Riquewihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Obermodern-Zutzendorf Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Sankt Peter Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Freiburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Durrenbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Betschdorf Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Weisenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Gütenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Dossenheim-sur-Zinsel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (32 mi) ↑ N Surbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (32 mi) ↓ S Andolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Sigolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (32 mi) ↑ N Hatten Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (32 mi) ↓ S Volgelsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Neuwiller-lès-Saverne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (31 mi) ↓ S Horbourg-Wihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Neuf-Brisach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Furtwangen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↗ NE Gernsbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) → E Sankt Georgen im Schwarzwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Gundershoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Stegen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Algolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Gumbrechtshoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Sankt Märgen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Colmar Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Wolfgantzen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Ingwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Ammerschwihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) → E Hardt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Kaysersberg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ← W Walscheid Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Merzhausen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↑ N Kuppenheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Sundhoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Seltz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Schallstadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Rastatt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Kirchzarten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Soultz-sous-Forêts Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Ebringen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Ingersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (34 mi) ↑ N Gaggenau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ← W Phalsbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Woerth Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Wittnau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Bischweier Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Buchenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Fréland Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↗ NE Loffenau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Au Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Reichshoffen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Vöhrenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) → E Königsfeld im Schwarzwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ← W Abreschviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Gœrsdorf Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Oberbronn Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Turckheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Wintzenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Lapoutroie Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Pfaffenweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Sölden Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Wettolsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Horben Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↑ N Steinmauern Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Niederbronn-les-Bains Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Dessenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) → E Unterkirnach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Oberried Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Ötigheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↑ N Muggensturm Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Sainte-Croix-en-Plaine Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Hartheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Eguisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Bollschweil Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↓ S Unterkrozingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Orbey Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (36 mi) → E Mönchweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Ban-de-Laveline Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (37 mi) ↓ S Herrlisheim-près-Colmar Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (37 mi) ← W Niderviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Wimmenau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Labaroche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↘ SE Breitnau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↑ N Bietigheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↗ NE Bad Herrenalb Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Lembach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Wingen-sur-Moder Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Oberhergheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Fessenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
62 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Wihr-au-Val Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
62 km (38 mi) ← W Réding Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
63 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Eisenbach Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Au am Rhein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↑ N Durmersheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (39 mi) ↓ S Pfaffenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
64 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Hinterzarten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↓ S Heitersheim Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Lauterbourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
64 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Titisee-Neustadt Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (39 mi) ← W Sarrebourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Münstertal/Schwarzwald Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Hirtzfelden Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Drulingen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Blodelsheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Berg Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↑ N Wissembourg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Rouffach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Soucht Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
67 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Soultzeren Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Munster Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
67 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Friedenweiler Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ↓ S Buggingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Goetzenbruck Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
67 km (42 mi) ↓ S Sulzburg Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Kapsweyer Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Stosswihr Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Meyenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Rheinstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Steinfeld Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Soultzmatt Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Schweigen-Rechtenbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Neuburg Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Lemberg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Munchhouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Todtnau Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Rumersheim-le-Haut Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N Oberotterbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (44 mi) ↓ S Merxheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Réguisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Lenzkirch Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N Ettlingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Diemeringen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
71 km (44 mi) ↑ N Hagenbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Enchenberg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Fischbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Montbronn Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S Neuenburg am Rhein Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S Chalampé Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S Bergholtz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Bitche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
72 km (44 mi) ↑ N Dörrenbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ↑ N Freckenfeld Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S Bantzenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
72 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Bundenthal Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Raedersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ↑ N Minfeld Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Löffingen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Ungersheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Metzeral Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Ensisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Issenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Bruchweiler-Bärenbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Buhl Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Bad Bergzabern Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Guebwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Wörth am Rhein Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Lautenbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Lautenbachzell Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
75 km (46 mi) ← W Sarrewerden Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
75 km (47 mi) ↓ S Soultz-Haut-Rhin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Schluchsee Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↑ N Busenberg Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↑ N Winden Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (46 mi) ↓ S Haut-Rhin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Battenheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Kandel Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Eppenbrunn Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Karlsruhe Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Sarre-Union Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Bining Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (47 mi) ↓ S Ruelisheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Rohrbach-lès-Bitche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Petit-Réderching Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (48 mi) ↓ S Pulversheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (47 mi) ↓ S Bollwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N Steinweiler Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Erfweiler Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N Gossersweiler-Stein Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N Klingenmünster Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Dahn Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Billigheim-Ingenheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↑ N Jockgrim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Trulben Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Oermingen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Berrwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (49 mi) ↑ N Rohrbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Bonndorf Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Staffelfelden Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (49 mi) ↑ N Hatzenbühl Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Vinningen Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Rheinzabern Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Keskastel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Gros-Réderching Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Lemberg Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Herbitzheim Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
82 km (51 mi) ↓ S Wattwiller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Insheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↑ N Hauenstein Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Hinterweidenthal Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Wernersberg Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Ruppertsweiler Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Ilbesheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↑ N Neupotz Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Leimersheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Uffholtz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Wilgartswiesen Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Pirmasens Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↑ N Rülzheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↑ N Annweiler am Trifels Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↑ N Kuhardt Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Willerwald Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
85 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Wiesviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
85 km (52 mi) ↓ S Steinbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Siebeldingen Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Landau in der Pfalz Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Moosch Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Münchweiler an der Rodalbe Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Linkenheim-Hochstetten Baden-Württemberg 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Bliesbruck Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Offenbach an der Queich Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↓ S Bitschwiller-lès-Thann Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Hambach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Neufgrange Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (55 mi) ↑ N Knittelsheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Hornbach Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↑ N Hördt Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↑ N Ottersheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Sarreinsming Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Rémelfing Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Gersheim Saarland 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N Bellheim Rhineland-Palatinate 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Sarreguemines Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
97 km (60 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
7 km (4 mi) ← W Eschau Hydro 1.125 MW
7 km (4 mi) ↙ SW GERSTHEIM Hydro 140.5 MW
8 km (5 mi) ↖ NW STRASBOURG Hydro 148.0 MW
18 km (11 mi) ← W Duppigheim Solar 1.02351 MW
20 km (12 mi) ↓ S RHINAU Hydro 167.8 MW
21 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Coal Plant #2 Coal 18.5 MW
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Hilsenheim Solar 1.46003 MW
27 km (17 mi) ↑ N Gambsheim Hydro 1.1 MW
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Ebersheim Solar 1.09706 MW
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Mussig Solar 2.50211 MW
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S MARCKOLSHEIM Hydro 156.2 MW
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N Sessenheim Solar 1.06702 MW
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Schweighouse-sur-Moder Biomass 2.4 MW
42 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Uhlwiller Solar 1.20602 MW
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Sinzheim Solar Power Plant Solar 1.4 MW
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Vogtsburg Solar Power Plant Solar 7.8 MW
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Kläranlage Waste 12.0 MW
45 km (28 mi) ↗ NE Kraftwerk Nord Other 56.0 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Ribeauvillé Biomass 1.413 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE GuD Anlage WVK Gas 60.1 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↗ NE Rudolf-Fettweis-Werk 2 Hydro 65.0 MW
48 km (29 mi) ↑ N Rheinkraftwerk Iffezheim Hydro 146.0 MW
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE HKW Freiberg Gas 27.0 MW
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Colmar Solar 1.58379 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S VOGELGRUN Hydro 140.5 MW
51 km (32 mi) ↑ N Surbourg Solar 1.03262 MW
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Weinbourg Solar 5.35889 MW
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Siegen Solar 1.48406 MW
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Muggensturm Solar Power Plant Solar 1.8 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S FESSENHEIM Hydro 175.0 MW
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Niederlauterbach Solar 1.12474 MW
62 km (38 mi) ↑ N Schleithal Solar 1.01791 MW
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S TREA Breisgau Waste 13.6 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Munster Hydro 1.185 MW
72 km (45 mi) ↑ N Rheinhafen-Dampfkraftwerk Coal 1547.0 MW
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Heizkraftwerk West Gas 37.0 MW
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Ungersheim Solar 2.13922 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↑ N Stora Enso Maxau Biomass 78.0 MW
75 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Dehlingen Wind 12.0 MW
75 km (46 mi) ↑ N BHKW Gas 13.0 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Feldkirch Solar 2.02255 MW
77 km (48 mi) ↑ N MiRO Oil 70.0 MW
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Schmittviller Solar 1.46074 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↑ N HKW Wörth Gas 59.0 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Feldkirch A Solar 5.0 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Woelfling-lès-Sarreguemines Wind 10.0 MW
85 km (52 mi) ↑ N Natural Gas Turbine #1 Gas 28.0 MW
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Sarreguemines Solar 1.94781 MW
99 km (61 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 NE of Meißenheim, Germany on March 31, 2008 20:52:05. 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 NE of Meißenheim, Germany on March 31, 2008 20:52:05
Date and Time
2008-03-31 20:52:05 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.5 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
10.0 km
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