Magnitude 2.8 Earthquake Struck 10 km WNW of Cobreros, Spain on August 04, 2008 06:09:10

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:36:49

On August 04, 2008 06:09:10 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.8 on the richter scale hit 10 km WNW of Cobreros, Spain. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 17.6 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude -6.816° and latitude 42.101°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on August 04, 2008 06:09:10 had a magnitude of 2.8 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 Lubián in Zamora, Spain, located 10 kilometers or 6 miles ↙ SW of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Porto (Zamora, Spain) located 10 km (6 mi) ↖ NW and Cobreros (Zamora, Spain) located 10 km (6 mi) → E of the epicenter.

In total, we found 299 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW Lubián Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) ↖ NW Porto Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
10 km (6 mi) → E Cobreros Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
12 km (7 mi) ↗ NE Galende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
13 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Trefacio Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) → E Puebla de Sanabria Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
15 km (9 mi) ↙ SW Pías Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↗ NE San Justo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Hermisende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
18 km (11 mi) → E Robleda-Cervantes Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
24 km (15 mi) → E Palacios de Sanabria Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
27 km (17 mi) → E Asturianos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) → E Manzanal de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Vinhais Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE Espadañedo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
34 km (21 mi) → E Cernadilla Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) → E Manzanal de los Infantes Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Samil Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
38 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Bragança Municipality Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
39 km (24 mi) ↗ NE Muelas de los Caballeros Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
40 km (24 mi) → E Figueruela de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
41 km (25 mi) → E Mombuey Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
43 km (26 mi) ↗ NE Justel Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) → E Peque Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
44 km (27 mi) → E Mahide Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Trabazos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
47 km (29 mi) → E Villardeciervos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
50 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Rábano de Aliste Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
51 km (32 mi) → E Molezuelas de la Carballeda Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) ↗ NE Castrocontrigo Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
52 km (32 mi) → E San Vitero Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
53 km (33 mi) ↗ NE Cubo de Benavente Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
55 km (34 mi) → E Uña de Quintana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
56 km (34 mi) → E Ferreras de Arriba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) → E Otero de Bodas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
57 km (35 mi) → E San Vicente de la Cabeza Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
58 km (36 mi) → E Vega de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (37 mi) → E Rabanales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
59 km (36 mi) ↘ SE Alcañices Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) → E Ríofrío de Aliste Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↗ NE Ayoó de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
61 km (38 mi) ↓ S Macedo de Cavaleiros Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
61 km (38 mi) → E San Pedro de Ceque Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
62 km (38 mi) → E Calzadilla de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) → E Brime de Sog Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
63 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Vimioso Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
65 km (40 mi) → E Ferreras de Abajo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) → E Camarzana de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) → E Santibáñez de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
66 km (41 mi) → E Gallegos del Río Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) ↗ NE Fuente Encalada Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
67 km (42 mi) → E Melgar de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
70 km (43 mi) → E Santa Croya de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) → E Villanueva de las Peras Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) ↗ NE Villageriz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) → E Ferreruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
71 km (44 mi) → E Samir de los Caños Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↗ NE Alcubilla de Nogales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Granucillo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) ↗ NE San Esteban de Nogales Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
73 km (45 mi) → E Vegalatrave Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
74 km (46 mi) → E Santibáñez de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
75 km (46 mi) → E Santa María de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) → E Losacino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) → E Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) → E Fonfría Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
76 km (47 mi) ↗ NE Arrabalde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Provincia de Zamora Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
77 km (48 mi) → E Losacio Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) → E Morales de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (49 mi) → E Micereces de Tera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) → E Brime de Urz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
78 km (48 mi) → E Pueblica de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
79 km (49 mi) ↗ NE Villaferrueña Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
80 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Miranda do Douro Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
80 km (49 mi) → E Quintanilla de Urz Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Olmillos de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Villardiegua de la Ribera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Quiruelas de Vidriales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
81 km (50 mi) → E Villaveza de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) ↗ NE Coomonte Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
82 km (51 mi) → E Faramontanos de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) → E Santa María de la Vega Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (52 mi) → E Pozuelo de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) → E Friera de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
83 km (51 mi) ↘ SE Villadepera Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Videmala Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Carbajales de Alba Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
84 km (52 mi) → E Navianos de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (52 mi) ↘ SE Mogadouro Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
85 km (52 mi) ↓ S Alfândega da Fé Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
85 km (52 mi) ↗ NE Maire de Castroponce Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) → E Moreruela de Tábara Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
85 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Sendim Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
86 km (53 mi) → E Villanázar Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↗ NE Pozuelo del Páramo Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) → E Fresno de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
86 km (53 mi) ↘ SE Torregamones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
87 km (54 mi) → E Burganes de Valverde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) → E Perilla de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Fariza Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) → E Manzanal del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Moralina Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (55 mi) → E Manganeses de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
88 km (54 mi) ↘ SE Gamones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Santa Eufemia del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Argañín Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE San Adrián del Valle Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) → E Villabrázaro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
89 km (55 mi) ↗ NE Pobladura del Valle Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) ↘ SE Villalcampo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
90 km (56 mi) → E Bretocino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Moral de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) → E Santa Cristina de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
91 km (56 mi) → E Milles de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) ↘ SE Luelmo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
92 km (57 mi) → E Bretó Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
93 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Fermoselle Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Arcos de la Polvorosa Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Benavente Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Santa Colomba de las Monjas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) ↘ SE Muga de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Santovenia Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
94 km (58 mi) → E Granja de Moreruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
95 km (59 mi) → E Palacios del Pan Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) ↗ NE Matilla de Arzón Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Villarino de los Aires Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) → E Villaveza del Agua Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
96 km (59 mi) → E Villanueva de Azoague Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E San Cristóbal de Entreviñas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E Montamarta Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
97 km (60 mi) → E Barcial del Barco Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
98 km (60 mi) → E San Cebrián de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) → E Manganeses de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
99 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Aldeadávila de la Ribera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Bermillo de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
100 km (62 mi) ↘ SE Villar del Buey Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) → E Piedrahita de Castro Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
101 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Masueco Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) → E Pajares de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) ↘ SE Trabanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
102 km (63 mi) → E Almaraz de Duero Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
103 km (64 mi) → E Villarrín de Campos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Almendra Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Salce Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
104 km (65 mi) ↘ SE Mieza Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) → E Moreruela de los Infanzones Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) → E Roales Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) → E Villalba de la Lampreana Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
105 km (65 mi) → E Arquillinos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) → E Cubillos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
106 km (66 mi) → E Cerecinos del Carrizal Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
107 km (66 mi) → E Valcabado Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) → E Pereruela Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Cerezal de Peñahorcada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) ↘ SE Sardón de los Frailes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
108 km (67 mi) → E Torres del Carrizal Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Ahigal de Villarino Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Vilvestre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) → E Zamora Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) → E Monfarracinos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
110 km (68 mi) ↘ SE Cabeza del Caballo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) → E Benegiles Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) → E Molacillos Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Carbellino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
111 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Fresno de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Freixo de Espada à Cinta Bragança 🇵🇹 Portugal
112 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Monleras Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Villar de Samaniego Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
113 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Valsalabroso Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
114 km (70 mi) ↘ SE Iruelos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) → E Entrala Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) → E Villaralbo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) → E Morales del Vino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
115 km (71 mi) ↘ SE Barruecopardo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Brincones Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Villaseco de los Reyes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
116 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Villasbuenas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Saucelle Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (73 mi) ↘ SE Valderrodrigo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
117 km (72 mi) ↘ SE Sanchón de la Ribera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
118 km (73 mi) → E Arcenillas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Puertas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) → E Casaseca de las Chanas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) → E Moraleja del Vino Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Barceo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
119 km (74 mi) → E Cazurra Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (75 mi) → E Cabañas de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) → E Villanueva de Campeán Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) → E Casaseca de Campeán Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
120 km (74 mi) ↘ SE Peñausende Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Encinasola de los Comendadores Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
121 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Saldeana Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (75 mi) ↘ SE Villarmuerto Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) → E Corrales Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (76 mi) → E Gema Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
122 km (75 mi) → E Peleas de Abajo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Espadaña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Moraleja de Sayago Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Hinojosa de Duero Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Guadramiro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) ↘ SE Bermellar Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
123 km (76 mi) → E Jambrina Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Vitigudino Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Tremedal de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
125 km (77 mi) ↘ SE Santiz Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Mayalde Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) → E Santa Clara de Avedillo Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
126 km (78 mi) ↘ SE Cerralbo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Gejuelo del Barro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
127 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Peralejos de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↓ S Escalhão Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
128 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Villar de Peralonso Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
128 km (79 mi) ↘ SE Peralejos de Arriba Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↓ S Vilar de Amargo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Yecla de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Palacios del Arzobispo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Moronta Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
129 km (80 mi) ↘ SE Lumbrales Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) → E Fuentespreadas Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) ↘ SE Añover de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
130 km (81 mi) → E Cuelgamures Zamora 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↓ S Mata de Lobos Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
131 km (81 mi) ↘ SE Ledesma Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
131 km (81 mi) ↘ SE Sobradillo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
132 km (82 mi) ↘ SE Villaseco de los Gamitos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (82 mi) ↘ SE Villasdardo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
133 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Zamayón Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Encina de San Silvestre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Cipérez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↓ S Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Valdelosa Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
134 km (83 mi) ↘ SE Bogajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
135 km (84 mi) ↘ SE San Pelayo de Guareña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Ahigal de los Aceiteros Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Olmedo de Camaces Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (84 mi) ↘ SE Pozos de Hinojo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
136 km (85 mi) ↓ S Castelo Rodrigo Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
137 km (85 mi) ↘ SE Doñinos de Ledesma Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
137 km (85 mi) ↘ SE Santa María de Sando Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
137 km (85 mi) ↓ S Almofala Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
138 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Juzbado Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Aldearrodrigo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
138 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Sando Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
139 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Villarmayor Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
139 km (86 mi) ↘ SE San Felices de los Gallegos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
139 km (86 mi) ↘ SE Villavieja de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
140 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Bañobárez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
140 km (87 mi) ↘ SE La Bouza Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
140 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Torresmenudas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (88 mi) ↓ S Vermiosa Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
141 km (87 mi) ↘ SE Villares de Yeltes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Almenara de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
141 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Puerto Seguro Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↘ SE San Pedro del Valle Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Forfoleda Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
142 km (88 mi) ↓ S Vilar Torpim Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
142 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Vega de Tirados Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Golpejas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (88 mi) ↘ SE Zarapicos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
143 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Topas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
144 km (89 mi) ↓ S Reigada Guarda 🇵🇹 Portugal
144 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Pelarrodríguez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
145 km (90 mi) ↘ SE Calzada de Valdunciel Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
145 km (90 mi) ↘ SE Valverdón Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
145 km (90 mi) ↘ SE Garcirrey Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
146 km (90 mi) ↘ SE Buenamadre Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
147 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Valdunciel Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
147 km (91 mi) ↘ SE Rollán Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
148 km (92 mi) ↘ SE Florida de Liébana Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
148 km (92 mi) ↘ SE Tabera de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
149 km (92 mi) ↘ SE Retortillo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
149 km (92 mi) ↘ SE Boada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
149 km (92 mi) ↘ SE Castellanos de Villiquera Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
150 km (93 mi) ↘ SE Parada de Arriba Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
150 km (93 mi) ↘ SE Canillas de Abajo Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
150 km (93 mi) ↘ SE Galindo y Perahuy Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
151 km (94 mi) ↘ SE La Fuente de San Esteban Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
152 km (94 mi) ↘ SE Aldehuela de la Bóveda Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
152 km (94 mi) ↘ SE Carrascal de Barregas Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
153 km (95 mi) ↘ SE Calzada de Don Diego Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
153 km (95 mi) ↘ SE Villamayor Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
153 km (95 mi) ↘ SE Robliza de Cojos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
154 km (95 mi) ↘ SE Monterrubio de Armuña Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
155 km (96 mi) ↘ SE Doñinos de Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
155 km (96 mi) ↘ SE Villares de la Reina Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
156 km (97 mi) ↘ SE Provincia de Salamanca Léon 🇪🇸 Spain
157 km (97 mi) ↘ SE San Muñoz Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
158 km (98 mi) ↘ SE Salamanca Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
159 km (99 mi) ↘ SE Matilla de los Caños del Río Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
160 km (99 mi) ↘ SE Villalba de los Llanos Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
161 km (100 mi) ↘ SE Santa Marta de Tormes Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
161 km (100 mi) ↘ SE Aldeatejada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
162 km (100 mi) ↘ SE Carbajosa de la Sagrada Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
164 km (102 mi) ↘ SE Miranda de Azán Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
165 km (103 mi) ↘ SE Arapiles Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
168 km (105 mi) ↘ SE Mozárbez Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
171 km (106 mi) ↘ SE San Pedro de Rozados Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain
171 km (106 mi) ↘ SE Morille Salamanca 🇪🇸 Spain

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 36 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
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW P. E. CINSEIRO Wind 12.0 MW
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW PADORNELO Wind 31.45 MW
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW P. E. AMPLIACION A LA GAMONEDA (AMPL. RE-2623) Wind 29.75 MW
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW P.E. AMPLIACION HEDROSO ACIBEROS Wind 14.0 MW
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW AMPLIACION PADORNELO Wind 18.0 MW
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW HEDROSO-ACIBEROS Wind 31.45 MW
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW P. E. LA GAMONEDA (AMPLIADA CON RE-1814) Wind 19.8 MW
10 km (6 mi) ↙ SW P.E. LUBIAN Wind 50.0 MW
15 km (9 mi) ↗ NE PARQUE EOLICO SAN CIPRIAN Wind 17.85 MW
18 km (11 mi) ↘ SE Montezinho Hydro 1.4 MW
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Prado Novo Hydro 2.9 MW
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Trutas Hydro 2.2 MW
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Nunes Hydro 8.7 MW
34 km (21 mi) → E CERNADILLA Hydro 33.32 MW
41 km (25 mi) → E P. E. VALPARAISO Wind 41.25 MW
46 km (28 mi) → E VALPARAISO 2 Hydro 65.1 MW
57 km (35 mi) → E RIBADELAGO GR 3 Hydro 34.56 MW
69 km (43 mi) ↓ S Borninhos Wind 2.0 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Bornes Wind 60.0 MW
78 km (48 mi) ↘ SE CASTRO II Hydro 195.29 MW
80 km (50 mi) ↘ SE Castanheira Wind 4.0 MW
82 km (51 mi) → E P.E. VALMEDIANO Wind 34.0 MW
82 km (51 mi) → E PARQUE EOLICO VALMEDIANO Wind 44.88 MW
87 km (54 mi) → E P. E. EL HIERRO Wind 38.4 MW
92 km (57 mi) → E Villabrázaro Solar 5.5 MW
93 km (58 mi) → E RICOBAYO II 1 Hydro 326.57 MW
99 km (61 mi) ↘ SE ALDEADAVILA II 2 Hydro 1226.43 MW
101 km (63 mi) ↘ SE VILLARINO 4 Hydro 850.88 MW
101 km (62 mi) ↘ SE VILLANUA Hydro 10.9 MW
104 km (64 mi) ↓ S Felgar Wind 8.0 MW
105 km (65 mi) ↘ SE P. E. LA PENUCA Wind 33.0 MW
108 km (67 mi) → E Pereruela Solar 9.9 MW
117 km (72 mi) ↘ SE SAUCELLE II 1 Hydro 516.39 MW
143 km (89 mi) ↓ S Senhora de Monforte Hydro 10.0 MW
144 km (89 mi) ↘ SE Valverdon Solar 5.5 MW
145 km (90 mi) ↓ S Vale de Madeira Hydro 1.35 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 3 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.8 earthquake that struck 10 km WNW of Cobreros, Spain on August 04, 2008 06:09:10. These types were Solar power plants, Wind 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.

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 2.8 Earthquake Struck 10 km WNW of Cobreros, Spain on August 04, 2008 06:09:10
Date and Time
2008-08-04 06:09:10 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.8 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
17.6 km
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