Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake Struck 7 km SW of Guadalix de la Sierra, Spain on June 21, 2008 04:21:32

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:36:24

On June 21, 2008 04:21:32 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.6 on the richter scale hit 7 km SW of Guadalix de la Sierra, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 3.2 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -3.757° and latitude 40.738°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on June 21, 2008 04:21:32 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 Manzanares el Real in Madrid, Spain, located 8 kilometers or 5 miles ↙ SW of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Colmenar Viejo (Madrid, Spain) located 8 km (5 mi) ↓ S and San Agustín del Guadalix (Madrid, Spain) located 13 km (8 mi) → E of the epicenter.

In total, we found 321 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
8 km (5 mi) ↙ SW Manzanares el Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
8 km (5 mi) ↓ S Colmenar Viejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) → E San Agustín del Guadalix Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↙ SW Boalo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Pedrezuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
14 km (9 mi) → E El Molar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↗ NE El Vellón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↘ SE Tres Cantos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) ↓ S Hoyo de Manzanares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (11 mi) ↙ SW Moralzarzal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Becerril de la Sierra Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
20 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Talamanca de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Navacerrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
21 km (13 mi) → E Valdetorres de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Collado Mediano Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
22 km (14 mi) ↓ S Torrelodones Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE San Sebastián de los Reyes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Alcobendas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) → E Fuente el Saz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Collado-Villalba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Las Matas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Valdepiélagos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Alpedrete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
25 km (15 mi) ← W Cercedilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) → E Algete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Fuencarral-El Pardo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Las Tablas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
26 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Los Molinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Galapagar Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) → E Valdeolmos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (18 mi) ↓ S Las Rozas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) → E Cobeña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Navalquejigo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Guadarrama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Colmenarejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
29 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Pinar de Chamartín Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↓ S Majadahonda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
30 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Hortaleza Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Chamartín Ávila 🇪🇸 Spain
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Tetuán de las Victorias Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (19 mi) → E Ribatejada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Villanueva del Pardillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Paracuellos de Jarama Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
32 km (20 mi) → E Ajalvir Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Ciudad Lineal Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Barajas de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) → E Daganzo de Arriba Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Moncloa-Aravaca Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) → E Fresno de Torote Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Pozuelo de Alarcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Chamberí Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) → E Galápagos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↙ SW El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (22 mi) ↘ SE City Center Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
35 km (21 mi) ↘ SE San Blas-Canillejas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Retiro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW San Lorenzo de El Escorial Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Arganzuela Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) → E Torrejón del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Provincia de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Valdemorillo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Moratalaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
37 km (23 mi) → E Valdeavero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Carabanchel Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↓ S Boadilla del Monte Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) → E Camarma de Esteruelas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (23 mi) ↓ S Villanueva de la Cañada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Coslada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
38 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Latina Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Usera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) → E Valdeaveruelo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Torrejón de Ardoz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Puente de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Vicálvaro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
39 km (24 mi) ↘ SE San Fernando de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) → E Meco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Zarzalejo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) → E Villanueva de la Torre Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Quijorna Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Brunete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Villaverde Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) → E Alcalá de Henares Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) → E Quer Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (27 mi) ↓ S Alcorcón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↘ SE Villa de Vallecas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Navalagamella Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Mejorada del Campo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Villaviciosa de Odón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Fresnedillas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) → E Azuqueca de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) → E Cabanillas del Campo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
45 km (28 mi) ↓ S Leganés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
46 km (28 mi) → E Alovera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) → E Marchamalo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Velilla de San Antonio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Móstoles Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Loeches Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
48 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Getafe Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) ↓ S Sevilla La Nueva Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
49 km (30 mi) → E Fontanar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Rivas-Vaciamadrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Fuenlabrada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Torres de la Alameda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) → E Los Santos de la Humosa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↗ NE Yunquera de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) → E Anchuelo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) → E Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) → E Villalbilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Colmenar del Arroyo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) → E Valverde de Alcalá Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Villanueva de Perales Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) → E Chiloeches Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) → E Tórtola de Henares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) → E Santorcaz Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Arroyomolinos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Moraleja de Enmedio Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) → E Corpa Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Villamantilla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Humanes de Madrid Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Navalcarnero Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
54 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Campo Real Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) → E Pozo de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Parla Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Pozuelo del Rey Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Arganda Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Chapinería Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Pinto Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (35 mi) ↗ NE Ciruelas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Villamanta Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) ↗ NE Cañizar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) → E Pioz Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) → E Valdarachas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↓ S Griñón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) → E Yebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↓ S Aldea del Fresno Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) → E Nuevo Baztán Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) ↓ S El Álamo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) → E Pezuela de las Torres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Torrejón de la Calzada Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) → E Centenera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Serranillos del Valle Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Batres Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
60 km (37 mi) → E Aldeanueva de Guadalajara Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Torija Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Valdemoro Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Torrejón de Velasco Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (37 mi) ↘ SE San Martín de la Vega Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Cubas Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) → E Horche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) → E Lupiana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Valdilecha Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) → E Valdegrudas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Villar del Olmo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) → E Aranzueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Morata de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) → E Loranca de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Casarrubuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) → E Atanzón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (40 mi) ↗ NE Trijueque Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
64 km (39 mi) ↓ S Carranque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Valmojado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Ugena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↘ SE Ciempozuelos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) → E Caspueñas Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Casarrubios del Monte Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
65 km (40 mi) → E Armuña de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Tielmes Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Méntrida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) → E Valdeavellano Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) ↘ SE Perales de Tajuña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) → E Ambite Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (41 mi) → E Romanones Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Illescas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) → E Hontoba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Yeles Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) → E Renera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) ↘ SE Titulcia Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
68 km (42 mi) → E Valfermoso de Tajuña Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Carabaña Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
69 km (43 mi) → E Fuentelviejo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↘ SE Seseña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) → E Tendilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (44 mi) ↓ S Cedillo del Condado Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) → E Escariche Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) → E Fuentenovilla Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Esquivias Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (44 mi) ↓ S Palomeque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) → E Mondéjar Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
72 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Chinchón Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Yuncos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Escopete Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Moratilla de los Meleros Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Hueva Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) → E Irueste Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Lominchar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↗ NE Brihuega Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Villaconejos Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Numancia de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Borox Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) ↓ S Chozas de Canales Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) ↘ SE Villarejo de Salvanés Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Valdaracete Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (47 mi) → E Pozo de Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) → E Peñalver Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Belmonte de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↘ SE Colmenar de Oreja Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) → E Yélamos de Abajo Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↓ S Camarena Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Fuentelencina Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) ↓ S Pantoja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Yélamos de Arriba Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Brea de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Yuncler Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) → E Pastrana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Recas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Aranjuez Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) → E Yebra Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) → E Albares Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) → E San Andrés del Rey Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (49 mi) ↓ S Cobeja Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) → E Valdeconcha Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↓ S Arcicóllar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Almoguera Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Driebes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↓ S Cabañas de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) → E Alhóndiga Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) → E Mazuecos Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↓ S Añover de Tajo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Estremera Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Ontígola Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Camarenilla Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (52 mi) ↓ S Fuensalida Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Fuentidueña de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) → E Sayatón Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (54 mi) ↓ S Villaseca de la Sagra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) → E Zorita de los Canes Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Villamanrique de Tajo Madrid 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) ↓ S Magán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↓ S Huecas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Noblejas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Villarrubia de Santiago Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↓ S Mocejón Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Ocaña Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Ciruelos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Almonacid de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Albalate de Zorita Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Olías del Rey Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↓ S Villamiel de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) ↓ S Bargas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) → E Leganiel Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↓ S Rielves Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Illana Guadalajara 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Zarza de Tajo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) ↘ SE Cabañas de Yepes Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Santa Cruz de la Zarza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Belinchón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Dosbarrios Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Huerta de Valdecarábanos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (61 mi) → E Barajas de Melo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Villatobas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) → E Saceda-Trasierra Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↓ S Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Villamuelas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) ↘ SE Tarancón Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (64 mi) → E Vellisca Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S Nambroca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) → E Paredes Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↓ S Burguillos de Toledo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↓ S Cobisa Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Huelves Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↓ S Guadamur Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
109 km (68 mi) ↓ S Layos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Fuente de Pedro Naharro Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↓ S Polán Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Tribaldos Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (70 mi) ↓ S Chueca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S Casasbuenas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↓ S Mascaraque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Bogas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Uclés Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↓ S Villaminaya Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Villarrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↓ S Ajofrín Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Torrubia del Campo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↓ S Noez Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Cabezamesada Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (72 mi) ↓ S Mora Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Tembleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↓ S Mazarambroz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Horcajo de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Corral de Almaguer Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↓ S Sonseca Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Lillo Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (75 mi) ↓ S Pulgar Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↓ S Orgaz Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) ↓ S Manzaneque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Pozorrubio Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (77 mi) ↓ S Cuerva Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Turleque Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Villacañas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↓ S Marjaliza Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↘ SE Puebla de Almenara Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↘ SE Villamayor de Santiago Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Villanueva de Alcardete Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (85 mi) ↘ SE Hontanaya Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Quintanar de la Orden Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Consuegra Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Madridejos Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Quero Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Miguel Esteban Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
147 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Urda Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
148 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Camuñas Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
149 km (92 mi) ↘ SE Villafranca de los Caballeros Toledo 🇪🇸 Spain
156 km (97 mi) ↘ SE Alcázar de San Juan Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
156 km (97 mi) ↘ SE Mota del Cuervo Cuenca 🇪🇸 Spain
157 km (98 mi) ↘ SE Campo de Criptana Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain
163 km (101 mi) ↘ SE Pedro Muñoz Ciudad Real 🇪🇸 Spain

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 12 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
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW SILVON 2 Hydro 81.54 MW
59 km (37 mi) ↓ S LAS PICADAS GRUPO 1 Hydro 24.32 MW
78 km (49 mi) → E BOLARQUE I GRUPO 1 Hydro 27.94 MW
88 km (55 mi) ↓ S ACECA GRUPO 4 Gas 758.74 MW
88 km (55 mi) → E BOLARQUE II GRUPO 1 Hydro 215.0 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE P. E. LA PLATA Wind 21.25 MW
96 km (59 mi) ↓ S Bargas Solar 5.2 MW
117 km (73 mi) ↓ S Villaverde Solar 5.0 MW
120 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Saelices Solar 11.3 MW
135 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Puebla de Almoradiel Solar 11.8 MW
139 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Madridejos Solar 8.8 MW
160 km (99 mi) ↘ SE Eruela Solar 7.0 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 4 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.6 earthquake that struck 7 km SW of Guadalix de la Sierra, Spain on June 21, 2008 04:21:32. These types were Gas power plants, Wind power plants, Solar power plants, Hydro 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.

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 7 km SW of Guadalix de la Sierra, Spain on June 21, 2008 04:21:32
Date and Time
2008-06-21 04:21:32 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.6 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
3.2 km
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