Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Struck 2 km S of Jeanménil, France on August 27, 2008 07:06:44

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:36:59

On August 27, 2008 07:06:44 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.5 on the richter scale hit 2 km S of Jeanménil, France. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 11.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 6.687° and latitude 48.314°. 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 27, 2008 07:06:44 had a magnitude of 2.5 on the richter scale. Which is considered to be a minor earthquake and is often felt but causes little to no damage.

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

Are shallow earthquakes more destructive?

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

The nearest significant population center is Jeanménil in Grand-Est, France, located 2 kilometers or 1 miles ↑ N of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Rambervillers (Grand-Est, France) located 4 km (3 mi) ← W and Bruyères (Grand-Est, France) located 12 km (7 mi) ↘ SE 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
2 km (1 mi) ↑ N Jeanménil Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
4 km (3 mi) ← W Rambervillers Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
12 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Bruyères Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
14 km (8 mi) ↗ NE Étival-Clairefontaine Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
14 km (8 mi) ↓ S Aydoilles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
15 km (9 mi) ↗ NE Saint-Michel-sur-Meurthe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
15 km (9 mi) ↑ N Baccarat Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (10 mi) ↗ NE Moyenmoutier Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (10 mi) → E Taintrux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
17 km (11 mi) ↙ SW Deyvillers Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) → E Saint-Dié-des-Vosges Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↓ S Docelles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Dogneville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) ↓ S Cheniménil Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Chavelot Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
20 km (12 mi) ↘ SE Granges-sur-Vologne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) → E Saint-Léonard Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Corcieux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Igney Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Thaon-les-Vosges Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
21 km (13 mi) ← W Châtel-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (14 mi) → E Sainte-Marguerite Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Épinal Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Golbey Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Nomexy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
22 km (13 mi) → E Saulcy-sur-Meurthe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
23 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Senones Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
23 km (14 mi) → E Anould Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Archettes Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Gerbéviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Chantraine Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Éloyes Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Pouxeux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Vosges Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
24 km (15 mi) ↓ S Arches Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (15 mi) ↑ N Badonviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
25 km (15 mi) ← W Portieux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ← W Vincey Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Les Forges Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Uxegney Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
26 km (16 mi) ↘ SE Le Tholy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
27 km (16 mi) → E Fraize Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Darnieulles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
28 km (17 mi) → E Plainfaing Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Hadol Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
29 km (18 mi) ← W Charmes Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
30 km (18 mi) ↘ SE Gérardmer Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
30 km (18 mi) ↓ S Saint-Nabord Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
31 km (19 mi) ↓ S Uriménil Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Xonrupt-Longemer Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
31 km (19 mi) ↓ S Raon-aux-Bois Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Saint-Étienne-lès-Remiremont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Saint-Amé Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ← W Bayon Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Le Syndicat Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Remiremont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
33 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Chanteheux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Lunéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Vagney Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
35 km (21 mi) ↓ S Dommartin-lès-Remiremont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
35 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Damelevières Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
35 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Uzemain Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
35 km (21 mi) ↑ N Cirey-sur-Vezouze Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Xertigny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
37 km (23 mi) ↓ S Vecoux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE La Bresse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Einville-au-Jard Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Cornimont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
40 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Rosières-aux-Salines Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Dombasle-sur-Meurthe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Mirecourt Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Saulxures-sur-Moselotte Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Plombières-les-Bains Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
43 km (27 mi) ↓ S Rupt-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Varangéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Saint-Nicolas-de-Port Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Lorquin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Ramonchamp Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ← W Flavigny-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (29 mi) ↓ S Bains-les-Bains Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
46 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Le Ménil Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Kruth Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
47 km (29 mi) ← W Pulligny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Le Thillot Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
48 km (29 mi) ← W Vézelise Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Oderen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Bussang Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Art-sur-Meurthe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ← W Fléville-devant-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Fresse-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
49 km (30 mi) ← W Richardménil Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ← W Méréville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Aillevillers-et-Lyaumont Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
51 km (31 mi) ↘ SE Fellering Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Saint-Maurice-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (31 mi) ↖ NW Laneuveville-devant-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
51 km (31 mi) ← W Ludres Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Fougerolles Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ← W Houdemont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ← W Messein Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Heillecourt Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Saulxures-lès-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
52 km (32 mi) ↘ SE Husseren-Wesserling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Tomblaine Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Vic-sur-Seille Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Darney Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Pulnoy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Champenoux Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Corbenay Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
53 km (33 mi) ← W Bainville-sur-Madon Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
53 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Jarville-la-Malgrange Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Seichamps Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ← W Neuves-Maisons Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ← W Chavigny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ← W Meurthe-et-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
54 km (33 mi) ← W Pont-Saint-Vincent Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Saint-Max Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Essey-lès-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Saint-Amarin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
55 km (34 mi) ↑ N Dieuze Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Saint-Loup-sur-Semouse Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
56 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Vittel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (35 mi) ← W Chaligny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Villers-lès-Nancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Malzéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Laxou Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Château-Salins Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
57 km (35 mi) ↓ S Fontaine-lès-Luxeuil Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Froideconche Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Maxéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Bouxières-aux-Chênes Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
59 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Eulmont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Luxeuil-les-Bains Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Champigneulles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Contrexéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Lay-Saint-Christophe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Bouxières-aux-Dames Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
63 km (39 mi) ← W Colombey-les-Belles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
64 km (40 mi) ← W Velaine-en-Haye Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Frouard Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
64 km (39 mi) ↖ NW Faulx Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
64 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Bulgnéville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
65 km (40 mi) ↖ NW Pompey Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Liverdun Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Custines Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
67 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Morhange Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
67 km (42 mi) ← W Gondreville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Marbache Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
69 km (43 mi) ← W Dommartin-lès-Toul Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
69 km (43 mi) ← W Villey-Saint-Étienne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
70 km (43 mi) ← W Blénod-lès-Toul Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Belleville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Saizerais Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
71 km (44 mi) ← W Toul Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Nomeny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
72 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Lamarche Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ← W Domgermain Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
73 km (45 mi) ← W Neufchâteau Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Dieulouard Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
74 km (46 mi) ← W Écrouves Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
77 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Solgne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
78 km (48 mi) ← W Foug Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
78 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Blénod-lès-Pont-à-Mousson Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Jussey Bourgogne-Franche-Comté 🇫🇷 France
80 km (49 mi) ↑ N Holving Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Maidières Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Pont-à-Mousson Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Rémilly Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (49 mi) ↙ SW Bourbonne-les-Bains Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
80 km (49 mi) ↑ N Sarralbe Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Montauville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
81 km (50 mi) ← W Vaucouleurs Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
82 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Faulquemont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Teting-sur-Nied Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Créhange Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Norroy-lès-Pont-à-Mousson Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Verny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Folschviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
85 km (53 mi) ↑ N Valmont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Mécleuves Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Saint-Avold Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Macheren Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
87 km (54 mi) ↑ N Woustviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (54 mi) ↑ N Farschviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Fleury Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Longeville-lès-Saint-Avold Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Pagny-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Seingbouse Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N Diebling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N Farébersviller Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N Hombourg-Haut Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Courcelles-Chaussy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
90 km (56 mi) ↑ N Hundling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
91 km (57 mi) ↑ N Béning-lès-Saint-Avold Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
91 km (57 mi) ↑ N Théding Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
91 km (57 mi) ← W Euville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
91 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Novéant-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Peltre Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Marly Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
92 km (57 mi) ↑ N Tenteling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Corny-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Augny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N Freyming-Merlebach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (58 mi) ↑ N Folkling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N Cocheren Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Porcelette Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Rouhling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Carling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Ancy-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Jouy-aux-Arches Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Morsbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Montigny-lès-Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Retonfey Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Ars-sur-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Gorze Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Diesen Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
96 km (60 mi) ↑ N Behren-lès-Forbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
96 km (60 mi) ↑ N Œting Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Ham-sous-Varsberg Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Boulay-Moselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N Grosbliederstroff Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Longeville-lès-Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Moulins-lès-Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
97 km (60 mi) ↑ N Kerbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Saint-Julien-lès-Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
98 km (61 mi) ↑ N Etzling Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Scy-Chazelles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
98 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Le Ban Saint-Martin Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
98 km (61 mi) ↑ N Forbach Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Rozérieulles Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
99 km (61 mi) ↑ N Alsting Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
99 km (61 mi) ↑ N Großrosseln Saarland 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (62 mi) ↑ N Spicheren Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Plappeville Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
99 km (61 mi) ↑ N Creutzwald Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Petite-Rosselle Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Stiring-Wendel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Châtel-Saint-Germain Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
101 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Woippy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
101 km (63 mi) ↑ N Schœneck Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Saulny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Vigneulles-lès-Hattonchâtel Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Vigy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
104 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Argancy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
106 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Amanvillers Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Doncourt-lès-Conflans Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Maizières-lès-Metz Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Saint-Privat-la-Montagne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Marange-Silvange Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
109 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Sainte-Marie-aux-Chênes Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
109 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Batilly Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
110 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Giraumont Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
111 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Montois-la-Montagne Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
111 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Jarny Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
112 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Labry Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
112 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Auboué Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
112 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Conflans-en-Jarnisy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
113 km (70 mi) ↖ NW Valleroy Grand-Est 🇫🇷 France
125 km (78 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
5 km (3 mi) ← W Rambervillers Biomass 6.176 MW
16 km (10 mi) ← W Rehaincourt Wind 6.8 MW
22 km (14 mi) ↓ S Épinal Hydro 1.15 MW
25 km (15 mi) ↓ S Éloyes Hydro 1.005 MW
28 km (17 mi) ← W Charmes Hydro 1.5009 MW
34 km (21 mi) ↑ N Repaix Wind 13.2 MW
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Gogney Wind 8.8 MW
36 km (22 mi) ↑ N Igney Wind 13.2 MW
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE La Bresse Hydro 4.256 MW
38 km (23 mi) ↑ N Foulcrey Wind 13.2 MW
40 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Cornimont Hydro 4.615 MW
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Sans-Vallois Solar 1.2196 MW
50 km (31 mi) ← W Méréville Hydro 3.196 MW
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Nancy Hydro 1.5 MW
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Amelécourt Wind 12.0 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Fresnes-en-Saulnois Wind 11.9 MW
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW Morhange Solar 1.44583 MW
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Destry Wind 12.0 MW
71 km (44 mi) ← W Croix-de-Metz Gas 413.0 MW
72 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Landroff Wind 16.0 MW
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Jaillon Solar 36.00882 MW
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Nelling Wind 6.9 MW
74 km (46 mi) ↑ N Gréning Wind 6.9 MW
74 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Rosières-en-Haye Solar 78.933 MW
75 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Thicourt Wind 8.0 MW
75 km (47 mi) ↖ NW BLENOD 5 Gas 427.0 MW
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Lesménils Biomass 1.008 MW
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Teting-sur-Nied Biomass 2.72 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Verny Solar 2.03458 MW
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Tritteling-Redlach Solar 1.847 MW
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Bambiderstroff Wind 12.0 MW
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N EMILE HUCHET Gas 826.0 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Niedervisse Wind 12.0 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Momerstroff Wind 11.5 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Jouy-aux-Arches Hydro 4.0 MW
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Bousbach Wind 8.0 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Metz Hydro 4.0 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Großrosseln A Solar 8.5 MW
95 km (59 mi) ↑ N Morsbach Biomass 1.737 MW
96 km (60 mi) ↑ N Großrosseln B Solar 4.5 MW
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Boulay-Moselle Wind 30.5 MW
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Coume Wind 10.0 MW
98 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Sainte-Barbe Solar 1.64045 MW
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Creutzwald Wind 10.0 MW
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N AVA Velsen Waste 15.8 MW
100 km (62 mi) ↑ N Schweizer Berg Solar Power Plant Solar 3.8 MW
102 km (63 mi) ↑ N Natural Gas- u. Dampfturbinenanlage Südraum Gas 38.6 MW
104 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Argancy Hydro 4.1 MW
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Amanvillers Biomass 1.06 MW
109 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Batilly Solar 10.39129 MW
113 km (70 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 2.5 earthquake that struck 2 km S of Jeanménil, France on August 27, 2008 07:06:44. 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 2.5 Earthquake Struck 2 km S of Jeanménil, France on August 27, 2008 07:06:44
Date and Time
2008-08-27 07:06:44 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.5 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
11.0 km
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