Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Struck 1 km NNW of Jeanménil, France on April 30, 2008 23:00:28

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:35:45

On April 30, 2008 23:00:28 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.6 on the richter scale hit 1 km NNW of Jeanménil, France. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 10.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 6.680° and latitude 48.350°. 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 30, 2008 23:00:28 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 Jeanménil in Grand-Est, France, located 1 kilometers or 1 miles ↘ SE of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Rambervillers (Grand-Est, France) located 3 km (2 mi) ↙ SW and Baccarat (Grand-Est, France) located 11 km (7 mi) ↑ N of the epicenter.

In total, we found 263 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
1 km (1 mi) ↘ SE Jeanménil Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
3 km (2 mi) ↙ SW Rambervillers Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
11 km (7 mi) ↑ N Baccarat Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
13 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Étival-Clairefontaine Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
15 km (9 mi) → E Saint-Michel-sur-Meurthe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
16 km (10 mi) ↗ NE Moyenmoutier Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
16 km (10 mi) ↘ SE Bruyères Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (10 mi) ↓ S Aydoilles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) → E Taintrux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) ↓ S Deyvillers Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) ↖ NW Gerbéviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) → E Saint-Dié-des-Vosges Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Dogneville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Châtel-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (14 mi) ↑ N Badonviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Thaon-les-Vosges Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Senones Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Chavelot Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Igney Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Nomexy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Docelles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Golbey Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Corcieux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) → E Sainte-Marguerite Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) → E Saulcy-sur-Meurthe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) → E Saint-Léonard Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Granges-sur-Vologne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Portieux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Cheniménil Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (15 mi) ↓ S Épinal Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Vincey Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) → E Anould Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↓ S Chantraine Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Vosges Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (16 mi) ↓ S Archettes Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Les Forges Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Pouxeux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ← W Charmes Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Uxegney Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Arches Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Éloyes Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Chanteheux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) → E Fraize Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Darnieulles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
30 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Le Tholy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
30 km (18 mi) ← W Bayon Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
30 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Lunéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Damelevières Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
31 km (19 mi) → E Plainfaing Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Cirey-sur-Vezouze Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Hadol Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
33 km (21 mi) ↓ S Saint-Nabord Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Uriménil Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Raon-aux-Bois Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Gérardmer Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
35 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Xonrupt-Longemer Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Saint-Amé Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Einville-au-Jard Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Le Syndicat Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Saint-Étienne-lès-Remiremont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Remiremont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Rosières-aux-Salines Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
38 km (23 mi) ↓ S Uzemain Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
38 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Dombasle-sur-Meurthe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
38 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Vagney Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
39 km (24 mi) ↓ S Xertigny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
39 km (24 mi) ↓ S Dommartin-lès-Remiremont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Mirecourt Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S Vecoux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Saint-Nicolas-de-Port Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Varangéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE La Bresse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
42 km (26 mi) ↑ N Lorquin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
43 km (26 mi) ← W Flavigny-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) ← W Pulligny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Cornimont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Art-sur-Meurthe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Saulxures-sur-Moselotte Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ← W Richardménil Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ← W Vézelise Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ↓ S Plombières-les-Bains Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ← W Fléville-devant-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ← W Méréville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Laneuveville-devant-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Rupt-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (30 mi) ← W Heillecourt Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (29 mi) ← W Ludres Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Bains-les-Bains Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ← W Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ← W Messein Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Saulxures-lès-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ← W Houdemont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Vic-sur-Seille Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Jarville-la-Malgrange Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Tomblaine Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Pulnoy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ← W Bainville-sur-Madon Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Champenoux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Seichamps Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Le Ménil Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Ramonchamp Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Kruth Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (31 mi) ← W Meurthe-et-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (31 mi) ← W Pont-Saint-Vincent Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (32 mi) ↑ N Dieuze Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (32 mi) ← W Neuves-Maisons Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Essey-lès-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (31 mi) ← W Chavigny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Le Thillot Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ← W Villers-lès-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Saint-Max Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Château-Salins Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ← W Chaligny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Fresse-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Bussang Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Oderen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ← W Laxou Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Malzéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Aillevillers-et-Lyaumont Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Maxéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Fougerolles Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Fellering Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Eulmont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Darney Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Husseren-Wesserling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Vittel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Bouxières-aux-Chênes Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Lay-Saint-Christophe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Champigneulles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Corbenay Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Bouxières-aux-Dames Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
58 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Saint-Amarin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (37 mi) ↓ S Saint-Loup-sur-Semouse Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Faulx Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Contrexéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Frouard Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Fontaine-lès-Luxeuil Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
61 km (38 mi) ← W Colombey-les-Belles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
61 km (38 mi) ← W Velaine-en-Haye Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Pompey Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
62 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Custines Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Froideconche Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Luxeuil-les-Bains Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
63 km (39 mi) ← W Liverdun Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
63 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Morhange Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
64 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Bulgnéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Marbache Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
65 km (40 mi) ← W Gondreville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
66 km (41 mi) ← W Dommartin-lès-Toul Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
66 km (41 mi) ← W Villey-Saint-Étienne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
67 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Belleville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
67 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Saizerais Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Nomeny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
68 km (42 mi) ← W Blénod-lès-Toul Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
68 km (42 mi) ← W Toul Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Dieulouard Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
70 km (43 mi) ← W Domgermain Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
71 km (44 mi) ← W Écrouves Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
72 km (45 mi) ← W Neufchâteau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Lamarche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Solgne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
75 km (46 mi) ← W Foug Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Blénod-lès-Pont-à-Mousson Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Holving Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Rémilly Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Sarralbe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Montauville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Maidières Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Faulquemont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Pont-à-Mousson Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Teting-sur-Nied Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
79 km (49 mi) ← W Vaucouleurs Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Créhange Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Verny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Norroy-lès-Pont-à-Mousson Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Folschviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
81 km (50 mi) ↑ N Valmont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Mécleuves Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Jussey Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
82 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Bourbonne-les-Bains Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
83 km (52 mi) ↑ N Saint-Avold Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
83 km (52 mi) ↑ N Macheren Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Farschviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Woustviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Fleury Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Pagny-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Longeville-lès-Saint-Avold Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
85 km (53 mi) ↑ N Seingbouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Hombourg-Haut Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Farébersviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Courcelles-Chaussy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Diebling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Hundling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Peltre Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Théding Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Corny-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Novéant-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (54 mi) ↑ N Béning-lès-Saint-Avold Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Marly Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (54 mi) ↑ N Tenteling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
89 km (55 mi) ← W Euville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Augny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Porcelette Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Freyming-Merlebach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Cocheren Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
90 km (55 mi) ↑ N Folkling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Ancy-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N Carling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Jouy-aux-Arches Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N Rouhling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Retonfey Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Montigny-lès-Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Gorze Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Ars-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Ham-sous-Varsberg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Morsbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Diesen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N Grosbliederstroff Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N Kerbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N Behren-lès-Forbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N Œting Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Saint-Julien-lès-Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Moulins-lès-Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Longeville-lès-Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Boulay-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Scy-Chazelles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Rozérieulles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Forbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Le Ban Saint-Martin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Etzling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Alsting Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Creutzwald Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Großrosseln Saarland 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Plappeville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
96 km (60 mi) ↑ N Petite-Rosselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Châtel-Saint-Germain Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
96 km (59 mi) ↑ N Stiring-Wendel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
96 km (59 mi) ↑ N Spicheren Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Woippy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N Schœneck Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Vigy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Saulny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Argancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
100 km (62 mi) ← W Vigneulles-lès-Hattonchâtel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Amanvillers Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Maizières-lès-Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Doncourt-lès-Conflans Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
104 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Saint-Privat-la-Montagne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
104 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Marange-Silvange Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Batilly Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
106 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Sainte-Marie-aux-Chênes Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Jarny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Giraumont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Montois-la-Montagne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Auboué Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Labry Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Valleroy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
109 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Conflans-en-Jarnisy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
122 km (76 mi) ↖ NW Étain Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 51 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
3 km (2 mi) ↙ SW Rambervillers Biomass 6.176 MW
15 km (9 mi) ← W Rehaincourt Wind 6.8 MW
25 km (15 mi) ↓ S Épinal Hydro 1.15 MW
26 km (16 mi) ← W Charmes Hydro 1.5009 MW
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Éloyes Hydro 1.005 MW
31 km (19 mi) ↑ N Repaix Wind 13.2 MW
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Gogney Wind 8.8 MW
33 km (20 mi) ↑ N Igney Wind 13.2 MW
35 km (21 mi) ↑ N Foulcrey Wind 13.2 MW
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE La Bresse Hydro 4.256 MW
44 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Cornimont Hydro 4.615 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Sans-Vallois Solar 1.2196 MW
48 km (29 mi) ← W Méréville Hydro 3.196 MW
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Nancy Hydro 1.5 MW
56 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Amelécourt Wind 12.0 MW
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Fresnes-en-Saulnois Wind 11.9 MW
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Morhange Solar 1.44583 MW
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Destry Wind 12.0 MW
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Landroff Wind 16.0 MW
68 km (42 mi) ← W Croix-de-Metz Gas 413.0 MW
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N Nelling Wind 6.9 MW
70 km (44 mi) ← W Rosières-en-Haye Solar 78.933 MW
70 km (43 mi) ↑ N Gréning Wind 6.9 MW
70 km (43 mi) ← W Jaillon Solar 36.00882 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Thicourt Wind 8.0 MW
72 km (44 mi) ↖ NW BLENOD 5 Gas 427.0 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Lesménils Biomass 1.008 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Teting-sur-Nied Biomass 2.72 MW
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Tritteling-Redlach Solar 1.847 MW
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Verny Solar 2.03458 MW
83 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Bambiderstroff Wind 12.0 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N EMILE HUCHET Gas 826.0 MW
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Niedervisse Wind 12.0 MW
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Momerstroff Wind 11.5 MW
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Jouy-aux-Arches Hydro 4.0 MW
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N Bousbach Wind 8.0 MW
91 km (57 mi) ↑ N Morsbach Biomass 1.737 MW
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Metz Hydro 4.0 MW
91 km (56 mi) ↑ N Großrosseln A Solar 8.5 MW
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Großrosseln B Solar 4.5 MW
93 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Boulay-Moselle Wind 30.5 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Sainte-Barbe Solar 1.64045 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Coume Wind 10.0 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Creutzwald Wind 10.0 MW
96 km (60 mi) ↑ N AVA Velsen Waste 15.8 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N Schweizer Berg Solar Power Plant Solar 3.8 MW
98 km (61 mi) ↑ N Natural Gas- u. Dampfturbinenanlage Südraum Gas 38.6 MW
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Argancy Hydro 4.1 MW
101 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Amanvillers Biomass 1.06 MW
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Batilly Solar 10.39129 MW
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Labry Biomass 1.675 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 6 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.6 earthquake that struck 1 km NNW of Jeanménil, France on April 30, 2008 23:00:28. These types were Gas power plants, Hydro power plants, Waste power plants, Solar power plants, Biomass power plants, Wind 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.

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 2.6 Earthquake Struck 1 km NNW of Jeanménil, France on April 30, 2008 23:00:28
Date and Time
2008-04-30 23:00:28 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.6 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
10.0 km
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