Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Struck 2 km SE of Cornago, Spain on April 17, 2008 18:28:47

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:35:39

On April 17, 2008 18:28:47 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.6 on the richter scale hit 2 km SE of Cornago, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 0.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -2.073° and latitude 42.052°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on April 17, 2008 18:28:47 had a magnitude of 2.6 on the richter scale. Which is considered to be a minor earthquake and is often felt but causes little to no damage.

Shallow earthquakes are considered between 0 and 70 km deep, while intermediate earthquakes range from 70 - 300 km deep and deep earthquakes are between 300 - 700 km deep.

Are shallow earthquakes more destructive?

Shallow quakes generally tend to be more damaging than deeper quakes. Seismic waves from deep quakes have to travel farther to the surface, losing energy along the way.

Nearby Cities and Towns

The nearest significant population center is Cornago in La Rioja, Spain, located 2 kilometers or 1 miles ← W of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Igea (La Rioja, Spain) located 5 km (3 mi) ↗ NE and Valdemadera (La Rioja, Spain) located 7 km (4 mi) ↓ S of the epicenter.

In total, we found 344 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
2 km (1 mi) ← W Cornago La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
5 km (3 mi) ↗ NE Igea La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
7 km (4 mi) ↓ S Valdemadera La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↑ N Villarroya La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↑ N Grávalos La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
9 km (6 mi) ↓ S Navajún La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
9 km (5 mi) ↖ NW Muro de Aguas La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (6 mi) → E Cervera del Río Alhama La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
11 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Aguilar del Río Alhama La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↓ S Valdeprado Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↙ SW San Pedro Manrique Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↘ SE Cigudosa Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↓ S Cerbón Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↓ S Fuentes de Magaña Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (11 mi) ↓ S Valtajeros Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Préjano La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
17 km (11 mi) ↗ NE Fitero Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↓ S Valdelagua del Cerro Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↓ S Magaña Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↓ S Fuentestrún Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ← W Enciso La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Castilruiz Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Oncala Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ← W Yanguas Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (13 mi) ↗ NE Cintruénigo Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Matalebreras Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ← W Villar del Río Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Castilfrío de la Sierra Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Carrascosa de la Sierra Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Corella Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Estepa de San Juan Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↓ S Suellacabras Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Ágreda Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ← W Zarzosa La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Vizmanos Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Aldealseñor Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Vozmediano Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Narros Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Cirujales del Río Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Villar del Campo Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Arévalo de la Sierra Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Alfaro La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Ausejo de la Sierra Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (18 mi) → E Torrellas Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↓ S Pozalmuro Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↓ S Almajano Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↓ S Aldealpozo Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Olvega Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ← W Santa Cruz de Yanguas Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Santa Cruz de Moncayo Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Tarazona Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Novallas Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Cascante Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Arancón Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (21 mi) → E Tulebras Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Hinojosa del Campo Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) → E Murchante Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) → E Grisel Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Almarza Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) → E Malón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Castejón Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) → E Vierlas Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↓ S Renieblas Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Cueva de Ágreda Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Buitrago Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Fuentelsaz de Soria Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) → E Lituénigo Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↓ S Tajahuerce Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ← W Ajamil La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Pinilla del Campo Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Noviercas Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Fuentecantos Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) → E Barillas Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) → E Litago Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) → E Trasmoz Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Tudela Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) → E Vera de Moncayo Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Rollamienta Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Garray Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ← W Laguna de Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↗ NE Arguedas Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) → E Fontellas Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Almenar de Soria Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) → E Alcalá de Moncayo Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Beratón Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Valdeavellano de Tera Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Villar del Ala Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↓ S Candilichera Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Cabrejas del Campo Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Alconaba Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Soria Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Borobia Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Sotillo del Rincón Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ← W Lumbreras La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) → E Bulbuente Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) → E Ribaforada Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↓ S Torrubia de Soria Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Buberos Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ↓ S Aliud Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (29 mi) ← W Gallinero de Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Portillo de Soria Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Aldealafuente Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) → E Ambel Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Golmayo Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↓ S Villaseca de Arciel Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Talamantes Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ← W Pradillo La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) → E Fustiñana Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Purujosa Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Gómara Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ← W Villanueva de Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Ciria Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Pomer Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) → E Borja Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ← W Villoslada de Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) → E Maleján Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Reznos Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) → E Buñuel Navarra 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) → E Ainzón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Tejado Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Torrelapaja Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Calcena Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Almazul Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Cidones Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) → E Albeta Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) → E Fréscano Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) → E Bureta Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) → E Agón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Berdejo Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Carabantes Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) → E Magallón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Malanquilla Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Villaciervos Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) → E Bisimbre Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ← W Montenegro de Cameros Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) → E Mallén Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) → E Alberite de San Juan Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Trasobares Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Cubo de la Solana Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Aranda de Moncayo Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Bijuesca Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Vinuesa Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) → E Fuendejalón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) → E Tabuenca Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Oseja Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Borjabad Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Bliecos Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ← W Brieva de Cameros La Rioja 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Molinos de Duero Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Clarés de Ribota Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) → E Pozuelo de Aragón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Salduero Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Nolay Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↓ S Nepas Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↓ S Quintana Redonda Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↓ S Velilla de los Ajos Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Jarque Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Abejar Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Provincia de Soria Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Deza Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Viana de Duero Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Torrijo de la Cañada Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Torlengua Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Gotor Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↓ S Escobosa de Almazán Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) ↓ S Maján Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Illueca Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Cañamaque Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Villarroya de la Sierra Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Soliedra Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Tardelcuende Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Bordalba Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Brea de Aragón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Momblona Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Cihuela Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Mesones de Isuela Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Villalengua Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↘ SE Nigüella Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Alentisque Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Almazán Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Sestrica Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Cervera de la Cañada Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Embid de Ariza Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Moros Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Morés Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Arándiga Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Monteagudo de las Vicarías Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Morón de Almazán Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Coscurita Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Matamala de Almazán Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↘ SE Torralba de Ribota Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Pozuel de Ariza Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Frechilla de Almazán Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Fuentepinilla Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Chodes Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Barca Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Centenera de Andaluz Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Morata de Jalón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Valderrodilla Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Paracuellos de la Ribera Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Ariza Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ↓ S Taroda Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Bubierca Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Ateca Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Monreal de Ariza Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Velamazán Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Cetina Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Contamina Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Adradas Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Castejón de las Armas Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Terrer Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Alhama de Aragón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Calatayud Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Almaluez Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↓ S Santa María de Huerta Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Godojos Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Valtorres Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Carenas Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Paracuellos de Jiloca Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↓ S Villasayas Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Sediles Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Torrehermosa Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Villalba de Perejil Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↓ S Caltojar Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Santa Cruz de Grío Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Maluenda Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Cabolafuente Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↓ S Alconchel de Ariza Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Munébrega Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Ibdes Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↓ S Arcos de Jalón Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Velilla de Jiloca Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Mara Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Nuévalos Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) ↓ S Alcubilla de las Peñas Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↓ S Rello Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Orera Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Jaraba Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Olvés Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Sisamón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Ruesca Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Morata de Jiloca Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (62 mi) ↓ S Yelo Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↓ S Alpanseque Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Calmarza Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Fuentes de Jiloca Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Monterde Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Alarba Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Algar de Mesa Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↓ S Medinaceli Soria 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Villel de Mesa Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Castejón de Alarba Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Campillo de Aragón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) ↓ S Valdelcubo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Montón Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S Paredes de Sigüenza Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Mochales Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Villafeliche Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Abanto Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↓ S Sienes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Cimballa Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Milmarcos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Atea Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↓ S Tordelrábano Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Murero Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Fuentelsaz Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↓ S Alcolea de las Peñas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Cubel Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Manchones Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S Maranchón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Aldehuela de Liestos Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↓ S Luzón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Orcajo Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↓ S Anguita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Establés Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↓ S Estriégana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↓ S Alcolea del Pinar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (72 mi) ↓ S Mazarete Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Daroca Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Tartanedo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Torralba de los Frailes Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Used Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Balconchán Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↓ S Sigüenza Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↓ S Saúca Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ↓ S Anquela del Ducado Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ↓ S Iniéstola Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Valdehorna Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Torrubia Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↓ S Selas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Tortuera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Santed Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Val de San Martín Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↓ S Luzaga Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↓ S Santiuste Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Embid Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Gallocanta Zaragoza 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↓ S Huérmeces del Cerro Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Rueda de la Sierra Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↓ S Viana de Jadraque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↓ S Torremocha del Campo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (80 mi) ↓ S Saelices de la Sal Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↓ S Sotodosos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (80 mi) ↓ S Ablanque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Castejón de Tornos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↓ S Riba de Saelices Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Torremocha del Pinar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Herrería Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↓ S Algora Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (80 mi) ↓ S Baides Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↓ S Olmeda de Cobeta Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↓ S Cobeta Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↘ SE Tornos Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↘ SE Rillo de Gallo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Campillo de Dueñas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (82 mi) ↓ S Abánades Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↓ S Mandayona Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Bello Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Corduente Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↓ S Mirabueno Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↓ S Esplegares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↓ S Villaseca de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Molina de Aragón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Odón Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
137 km (85 mi) ↓ S Castejón de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
137 km (85 mi) ↓ S Huertahernando Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↓ S Sacecorbo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↓ S Torrecuadradilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Torralba de los Sisones Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Castilnuevo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
139 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Castellar de la Muela Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
140 km (87 mi) ↓ S Almadrones Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Valhermoso Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Hombrados Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↓ S Alaminos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Prados Redondos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↓ S Canredondo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Morenilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
145 km (90 mi) ↓ S Masegoso de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
145 km (90 mi) ↓ S Cogollor Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (90 mi) ↘ SE Blancas Teruel 🇪🇸 Spain
148 km (91 mi) ↓ S Cifuentes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
148 km (92 mi) ↓ S Valderrebollo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
151 km (94 mi) ↓ S Barriopedro Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 54 utility-scale power plants in the vecinity of the earthquakes epicenter. Ranging form closest to furtherst, one of these is a neaclear power plant.

Distance Direction Power Plant Type Capacity
13 km (8 mi) ↙ SW P. E. MANZANAL Wind 33.75 MW
17 km (10 mi) ↖ NW P.E. PREJANO-ENCISO Wind 29.75 MW
18 km (11 mi) ↓ S P. E. MAGANA Wind 24.75 MW
20 km (12 mi) ↙ SW P. E. CASTILFRIO Wind 24.75 MW
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW P.E. ONCALA Wind 24.75 MW
22 km (13 mi) ↙ SW P. E. EL CAYO Wind 24.75 MW
25 km (15 mi) ↘ SE AGREDA Wind 18.0 MW
30 km (18 mi) ↗ NE Corella Solar 10.9 MW
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE EL PULPAL Wind 17.25 MW
31 km (19 mi) → E Ablitas Solar 8.8 MW
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO SIERRA DEL MADERO I Wind 14.85 MW
33 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Valtierra Solar 12.4 MW
33 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Valtierra II Solar 5.9 MW
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S PARQUE EOLICO EL PICAL Wind 19.8 MW
35 km (21 mi) ↗ NE CTCC CASTEJON GRUPO 1 Gas 424.91 MW
35 km (21 mi) ↗ NE CASTEJON GRUPO 2 Gas 797.41 MW
35 km (22 mi) ↓ S P.E. SIERRA DEL CORTADO Wind 18.48 MW
35 km (22 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO EL TORANZO Wind 18.0 MW
35 km (22 mi) ↓ S AMPLIACION SIERRA DEL CORTADO Wind 13.5 MW
36 km (22 mi) ↗ NE Castejon Solar 5.2 MW
38 km (24 mi) ↗ NE PARQUE EOLICO MONTES DE CIERZO I Wind 59.5 MW
41 km (25 mi) ↗ NE Arguedas III Solar 7.1 MW
42 km (26 mi) → E Fontellas Solar 8.8 MW
43 km (26 mi) ↘ SE PARQUE EOLICO EL TABLADO Wind 19.8 MW
45 km (28 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO DE SAN GREGORIO Wind 15.0 MW
49 km (30 mi) → E Fustiñana III Solar 5.4 MW
50 km (31 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO BOIRA Wind 34.5 MW
50 km (31 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO BORJA 2 Wind 37.51 MW
50 km (31 mi) → E P. E. BOQUERON UNIFICADO Wind 49.5 MW
55 km (34 mi) → E P.E. SAN JUAN DE BARGAS (UNIFICADO) Wind 89.6 MW
56 km (34 mi) → E P.E. SANTO CRISTO DE MAGALLON Wind 40.0 MW
56 km (34 mi) → E P. E. MAGALLON 26 Wind 10.8 MW
56 km (35 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO DEHESA DEL COSCOJAR Wind 15.0 MW
64 km (39 mi) ↘ SE SIERRA DE LA VIRGEN Wind 24.42 MW
64 km (39 mi) ↘ SE P.E. SIERRA DE LA VIRGEN Wind 28.8 MW
64 km (39 mi) ↘ SE ALTO DE LA SIERRA Wind 11.05 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S ALENTISQUE Wind 46.5 MW
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE P.E. ALMAREN UNIFICADO Wind 11.9 MW
77 km (47 mi) ↓ S La Puente de Piedra Solar 11.2 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S P.E. QUINONERIA I Wind 36.55 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↓ S P.E. RADONA I Wind 80.42 MW
96 km (60 mi) ↓ S P.E. CERROS DE RADONA Wind 40.0 MW
102 km (63 mi) ↓ S P.E. CARAMONTE Wind 49.94 MW
107 km (66 mi) ↓ S PARQUE EOLICO LAYNA Wind 50.0 MW
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S P. E. MALLEN Wind 29.8 MW
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S P. E. MARANCHON SUR Wind 12.0 MW
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S P. E. MARANCHON I Wind 66.0 MW
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S P. E. CLARES Wind 32.0 MW
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S PARQUE EOLICO EL GUIJO Wind 47.6 MW
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S P.E. EL GUIJO II Wind 64.0 MW
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S P.E. EL GRANADO Wind 14.45 MW
135 km (84 mi) ↘ SE FERTIMOLINA Gas 10.0 MW
142 km (88 mi) ↓ S P.E. CANREDONDO I Wind 28.0 MW
143 km (89 mi) ↘ SE P.E. CALDEREROS Wind 19.8 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 3 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.6 earthquake that struck 2 km SE of Cornago, Spain on April 17, 2008 18:28:47. These types were Gas power plants, Wind power plants, Solar 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.

Gas Power

Gas power plants can pose significant risks to people and the environment in their vicinity during earthquakes.

Gas Leaks and Fires

Gas power plants rely on natural gas, which can leak from pipelines and equipment when damaged by seismic activity. These leaks can lead to fires and explosions, endangering people in the plant's vicinity.

Impact on Air Quality

Gas power plants emit pollutants, and fires caused by gas leaks during an earthquake can release harmful substances into the air. This can pose health risks to nearby residents.

Environmental Impact

Gas leaks can also harm the local environment, potentially contaminating soil and water sources.

To mitigate these risks, most modern gas power plants have robust safety measures in place, including gas leak detection systems, emergency response plans, and communication protocols to alert nearby communities in case of an incident. Additionally, local authorities should conduct risk assessments and ensure that emergency services are well-prepared to respond to potential hazards posed by gas power plants during earthquakes.

Solar Power

Solar power plants generally pose fewer risks compared to conventional power plants that use fossil fuels or nuclear energy. However, they are not without their own set of potential risks and challenges. Below you can find some of the risks associated with solar power plants in an event of a severe earthquake.

Environmental Impact

The production of solar panels involves the use of various materials, including rare metals and chemicals. Severe earthquakes could potentially introduce these into the ecosystems of their location.

Fire Risk

Although the solar panels themselves are not typically a fire hazard, electrical components like inverters and batterises that store the electricity can pose a risk. Electrical malfunctions or faults can lead to fires, especially in poorly maintained systems in an event of a severe earthquake, and thus pose a longterm risk for the local ecosystem.

Overall, the mitigation of risks associated with utility-scale solar power plants involves a combination of technological advancements, sustainable practices, regulatory adherence, and ongoing monitoring and maintenance.

Wind Power

In the event of a severe earthquake, wind power plants typically pose lower risks to people and ecosystems compared to some other types of power generation, such as nuclear or fossil fuel power plants. Below you'll find potential risks to still consider.

Turbine Collapse

The most significant risk to people is the potential collapse of wind turbine towers during a severe earthquake. If a wind turbine were to collapse, it could cause injury or loss of life to anyone in the vicinity.

Wildlife Impact

Wind turbines can pose a risk to local wildlife. In the event of an earthquake, there could be concerns about the displacement or injury of wildlife in the vicinity of the turbines or wild fires resulting from internal malfunction of turbines.

While wind power plants do have risks associated with earthquakes, they are generally considered to be a lower-risk energy source in terms of environmental and safety concerns when compared to certain other forms of power generation. Proper planning, engineering, and maintenance practices help mitigate these risks and ensure the safe operation of wind power plants during earthquakes.

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.

Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Struck 2 km SE of Cornago, Spain on April 17, 2008 18:28:47
Date and Time
2008-04-17 18:28:47 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.6 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
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