Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Struck 4 km SW of Oloví, Czechia on November 23, 2008 18:44:18

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:37:47

On November 23, 2008 18:44:18 an earthquake with magnitude of 2.9 on the richter scale hit 4 km SW of Oloví, Czechia. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 0.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 12.510° and latitude 50.230°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on November 23, 2008 18:44:18 had a magnitude of 2.9 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 Oloví in Karlovarský kraj, Czech Republic, located 4 kilometers or 2 miles ↗ NE of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Habartov (Karlovarský kraj, Czech Republic) located 5 km (3 mi) ↘ SE and Luby (Karlovarský kraj, Czech Republic) located 7 km (4 mi) ← W of the epicenter.

In total, we found 337 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
4 km (2 mi) ↗ NE Oloví Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
5 km (3 mi) ↘ SE Habartov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
7 km (4 mi) ← W Luby Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
8 km (5 mi) ↑ N Rotava Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
8 km (5 mi) → E Lomnice Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
8 km (5 mi) → E Okres Sokolov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
8 km (5 mi) ↘ SE Bukovany Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
9 km (5 mi) → E Svatava Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
10 km (6 mi) → E Sokolov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
10 km (6 mi) ↑ N Kraslice Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
11 km (7 mi) ↙ SW Plesná Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
12 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Kynšperk nad Ohří Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
12 km (7 mi) ↙ SW Skalná Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
12 km (7 mi) → E Dolní Rychnov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
13 km (8 mi) ↙ SW Bad Brambach Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) → E Březová Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
14 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Zwota Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (9 mi) ↖ NW Klingenthal Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (8 mi) ← W Erlbach Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ← W Markneukirchen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Okres Cheb Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
16 km (10 mi) ↓ S Františkovy Lázně Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
18 km (11 mi) ↙ SW Hazlov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
19 km (12 mi) ↓ S Cheb Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
20 km (12 mi) ← W Adorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ← W Bad Elster Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) ↙ SW Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
22 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Pöhl Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) ↖ NW Schöneck Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Tannenbergsthal Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Dolní Žandov Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
23 km (14 mi) ↖ NW Hammerbrücke Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ↘ SE Lázně Kynžvart Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
25 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Schirnding Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) ← W Hranice Karlovarský kraj 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
25 km (15 mi) ↙ SW Hohenberg an der Eger Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Grünbach Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Werda Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ← W Eichigt Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Selb Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Neualbenreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Neustadt Vogtland Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Waldsassen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Tirpersdorf Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Ellefeld Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↖ NW Falkenstein Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Arzberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↙ SW Schönwald Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↑ N Eibenstock Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↑ N Schönheide Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ← W Oelsnitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ← W Triebel Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↑ N Sosa Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↖ NW Bergen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Thiersheim Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (19 mi) ↙ SW Thierstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Auerbach Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↖ NW Theuma Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ← W Regnitzlosau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↑ N Stützengrün Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Höchstädt bei Thiersheim Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ← W Rehau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ← W Bösenbrunn Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Rodewisch Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Mähring Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ↓ S Leonberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Neuensalz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Mitterteich Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ← W Gattendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Marktleuthen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↖ NW Treuen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↑ N Zschorlau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↓ S Pechbrunn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Lengenfeld Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Marktredwitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ← W Weischlitz Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Plauen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ← W Döhlau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Kirchenlamitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↓ S Tirschenreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Schwarzenbach an der Saale Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Röslau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ← W Oberkotzau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Wunsiedel Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Schneeberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↖ NW Waldkirchen Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Wiesau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Waldershof Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ← W Trogen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Fuchsmühl Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Bad Alexandersbad Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ← W Feilitzsch Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↑ N Kirchberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Grub Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↖ NW Limbach Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ← W Hof Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Hirschfeld Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
44 km (27 mi) ↓ S Schwarzenbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Netzschkau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Weißenstadt Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Reichenbach/Vogtland Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Syrau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Mylau Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Tröstau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) ↓ S Bärnau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Weißdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ← W Konradsreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Reuth Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Elsterberg Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Sparneck Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Mehltheuer Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ← W Töpen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↓ S Friedenfels Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ← W Köditz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Pullenreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
49 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Tachov Plzeň-jih 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Zell im Fichtelgebirge Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Nagel Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Neusorg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Münchberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Ebnath Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (31 mi) ← W Leupoldsgrün Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Oberhaid Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Brand Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↓ S Krummennaab Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Berg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Windischeschenbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Pausa Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ← W Mühltroff Saxony 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Fichtelberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ← W Tanna Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Mehlmeisel Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Bischofsgrün Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ← W Schauenstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Erbendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ← W Selbitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Püchersreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ← W Helmbrechts Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Flossenbürg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Kulmain Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Gefrees Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Plößberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Immenreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Georgenberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Warmensteinach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ↓ S Floß Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
58 km (36 mi) ← W Naila Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Kemnath Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Stammbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↓ S Störnstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
60 km (37 mi) ↓ S Neustadt an der Waldnaab Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Kirchenpingarten Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ← W Lichtenberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Steinbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (39 mi) ← W Schleiz Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Marktschorgast Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Marktleugast Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Theisseil Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ← W Bad Steben Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Goldkronach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Waldthurn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Bad Berneck im Fichtelgebirge Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Reuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Gesees Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (40 mi) ↓ S Trabitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
64 km (39 mi) ↓ S Parkstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Waidhaus Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Pressath Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ← W Geroldsgrün Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Grafengehaig Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Speichersdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Wirsberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
65 km (40 mi) ↓ S Pleystein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ← W Bad Lobenstein Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
66 km (41 mi) ↓ S Weiden Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ← W Presseck Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Kupferberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ↙ SW Himmelkron Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Neuenmarkt Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↙ SW Seybothenreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Bechtsrieth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↓ S Vohenstrauß Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ← W Remptendorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Speinshart Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ← W Kunreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (42 mi) ↓ S Schirmitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Bindlach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Trebgast Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Harsdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Neunkirchen am Main Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Irchenrieth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
70 km (43 mi) ↓ S Pirk Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Ködnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↘ SE Eslarn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Grafenwöhr Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Moosbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Untersteinach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Vorbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Stadtsteinach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S Etzenricht Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ↙ SW Emtmannsberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ↓ S Leuchtenberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (45 mi) ← W Nordhalben Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
72 km (44 mi) ↓ S Mantel Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Bayreuth Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↓ S Weiherhammer Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ← W Wurzbach Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
73 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Prebitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ← W Steinwiesen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ← W Wallenfels Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
74 km (46 mi) ↙ SW Rugendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
75 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Neudrossenfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Kulmbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↓ S Luhe-Wildenau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Creußen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
77 km (48 mi) ↙ SW Kirchenthumbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
78 km (48 mi) ↓ S Tännesberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Kohlberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↓ S Freihung Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ↘ SE Schönsee Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Wernberg-Köblitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↓ S Trausnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (49 mi) ← W Marktrodach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ← W Wilhelmsthal Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Eckersdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Thurnau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Weißenbrunn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ← W Teuschnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (50 mi) ↙ SW Mainleus Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
82 km (51 mi) ↙ SW Mistelgau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ← W Leutenberg Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (51 mi) ↓ S Teunz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
83 km (52 mi) ← W Kronach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↓ S Schnaittenbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ← W Ludwigsstadt Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↙ SW Glashütten Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↓ S Vilseck Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (53 mi) ↓ S Pfreimd Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
85 km (52 mi) ↙ SW Kasendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ← W Probstzella Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ← W Pressig Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Hirschau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Oberviechtach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW Pegnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↓ S Niedermurach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ← W Kaulsdorf Thuringia 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW Kueps Oberfranken Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
87 km (54 mi) ← W Stockheim Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↓ S Nabburg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↓ S Winklarn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
89 km (55 mi) ↓ S Upper Palatinate Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↙ SW Wonsees Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↙ SW Altenkunstadt Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (55 mi) ↙ SW Burgkunstadt Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (55 mi) ↘ SE Treffelstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
90 km (56 mi) ↓ S Dieterskirchen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
91 km (56 mi) ↓ S Freudenberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ← W Tettau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ↙ SW Hollfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ↓ S Hahnbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
92 km (57 mi) ↓ S Bach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↓ S Königstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (58 mi) ↙ SW Pottenstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (57 mi) ↓ S Edelsfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (57 mi) ↙ SW Waischenfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↙ SW Upper Franconia Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↓ S Thanstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↓ S Schmidgaden Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (58 mi) ↓ S Stulln Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↓ S Schwarzhofen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
95 km (59 mi) ↙ SW Neuhaus an der Pegnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↓ S Schwarzenfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↓ S Sulzbach-Rosenberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
97 km (60 mi) ↓ S Pettendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (60 mi) ↘ SE Schönthal Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↓ S Poppenricht Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↙ SW Gößweinstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↘ SE Rötz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
98 km (61 mi) ↓ S Neunburg vorm Wald Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (62 mi) ↙ SW Hartenstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (61 mi) ↓ S Amberg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
100 km (62 mi) ↓ S Kümmersbruck Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (63 mi) ↙ SW Obertrubach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (63 mi) ↓ S Ebermannsdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↓ S Ammerthal Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↓ S Breitenbrunn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
102 km (63 mi) ↓ S Etzelwang Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
103 km (64 mi) ↓ S Hirschbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (65 mi) ↓ S Schwandorf in Bayern Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (64 mi) ↓ S Neukirchen-Balbini Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (64 mi) ↓ S Vorra Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
104 km (64 mi) ↓ S Wackersdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↙ SW Hiltpoltstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S Illschwang Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
105 km (65 mi) ↓ S Weigendorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
106 km (66 mi) ↓ S Ursensollen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↓ S Bodenwöhr Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↓ S Ensdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (67 mi) ↓ S Pommelsbrunn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Stamsried Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↘ SE Pemfling Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
107 km (66 mi) ↙ SW Egloffstein Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↙ SW Kirchensittenbach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
108 km (67 mi) ↓ S Rieden Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
109 km (67 mi) ↙ SW Simmelsdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
110 km (68 mi) ↓ S Happurg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
110 km (68 mi) ↓ S Bruck in der Oberpfalz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (69 mi) ↓ S Hersbruck Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (69 mi) ↙ SW Weißenohe Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
111 km (69 mi) ↙ SW Schnaittach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S Kastl Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (69 mi) ↘ SE Cham Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (69 mi) ↓ S Alfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
112 km (70 mi) ↓ S Brunn Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
113 km (70 mi) ↙ SW Reichenschwand Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
114 km (71 mi) ↓ S Schmidmühlen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
114 km (70 mi) ↙ SW Henfenfeld Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (72 mi) ↓ S Engelthal Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) ↓ S Hohenburg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (72 mi) ↙ SW Ottensoos Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (71 mi) ↓ S Lauterhofen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
115 km (72 mi) ↙ SW Neunkirchen am Sand Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
116 km (72 mi) ↓ S Teublitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
117 km (72 mi) ↓ S Offenhausen Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
118 km (73 mi) ↙ SW Lauf an der Pegnitz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
122 km (75 mi) ↙ SW Leinburg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
124 km (77 mi) ↓ S Pilsach Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
125 km (77 mi) ↓ S Altdorf Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
126 km (78 mi) ↓ S Velburg Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
127 km (79 mi) ↓ S Winkelhaid Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
129 km (80 mi) ↓ S Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
130 km (80 mi) ↓ S Burgthann Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
131 km (81 mi) ↓ S Deining Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
132 km (82 mi) ↓ S Postbauer-Heng Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
133 km (83 mi) ↓ S Sengenthal Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
135 km (83 mi) ↓ S Berngau Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany
136 km (84 mi) ↓ S Pyrbaum Bavaria 🇩🇪 Germany

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 31 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
11 km (7 mi) ↘ SE Tisova power station Coal 296.0 MW
27 km (16 mi) ↙ SW Selb Solar 4.1 MW
36 km (22 mi) ← W Gattendorf 3 Solar 6.5 MW
39 km (24 mi) ← W Gattendorf Solar 10.0 MW
40 km (24 mi) ← W Gattendorf 2 Solar 4.0 MW
40 km (25 mi) ← W Trogen 1 Solar 10.0 MW
49 km (30 mi) ← W Köditz Solar 10.0 MW
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Münchberg Solar 6.8 MW
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Immenreuth Solar Power Plant Solar 5.8 MW
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Witzleshofen Solar 5.5 MW
59 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Gefrees Solar 5.5 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Rozvadov 2 Solar Power Plant Solar 1.7 MW
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Haidenaab Solar Power Plant Solar 3.2 MW
62 km (38 mi) ↘ SE Rozvadov 1 Solar Power Plant Solar 2.3 MW
62 km (38 mi) ← W Schleiz Solar Power Plant Solar 11.2 MW
65 km (40 mi) ← W Bleiloch Hydro 79.8 MW
67 km (41 mi) ← W Biomass Generator #10 Biomass 12.9 MW
70 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Untersteinach Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Grafenwöhr Solar 16.0 MW
76 km (47 mi) ↙ SW Neuenreuth Solar 6.3 MW
77 km (48 mi) ↓ S Tännesberg Solar 4.6 MW
79 km (49 mi) ↓ S Kraftwerksgruppe Pfreimd Hydro 127.0 MW
84 km (52 mi) ← W Hohenwarte Hydro 377.6 MW
86 km (53 mi) ↓ S Vilseck Solar Power Plant Solar 10.0 MW
87 km (54 mi) ↙ SW Zultenberg Solar 5.0 MW
89 km (55 mi) ↓ S Eckendorf Solar Power Plant Solar 1.6 MW
92 km (57 mi) ↓ S Stulln Solar 5.0 MW
106 km (66 mi) ↓ S Müllkraftwerk Schwandorf Waste 54.0 MW
123 km (77 mi) ↓ S Eichensee Solar 10.0 MW
130 km (81 mi) ↓ S P�lling Solar Power Plant Solar 2.6 MW
131 km (81 mi) ↓ S KWK Neumarkt Biomass 15.6 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 5 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 2.9 earthquake that struck 4 km SW of Oloví, Czechia on November 23, 2008 18:44:18. These types were Coal power plants, Hydro power plants, Waste power plants, Solar power plants, Biomass 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.

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 2.9 Earthquake Struck 4 km SW of Oloví, Czechia on November 23, 2008 18:44:18
Date and Time
2008-11-23 18:44:18 (UTC)
Magnitude
2.9 Magnitude (richter scle)
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