Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Struck 2 km NNW of Jüchen, Germany on December 08, 2008 17:21:52

Last Updated: 2014-11-07 01:37:55

On December 08, 2008 17:21:52 an earthquake with magnitude of 3.0 on the richter scale hit 2 km NNW of Jüchen, Germany. The earthquake originated at a depth of approximately 2.0 kilometers below the Earth's surface on longitude 6.484° and latitude 51.119°. According to documented reports people felt the earth quake, No tsunami was triggered due to the earthquake.

Magnitude & Depth

The earthquake that appeared on December 08, 2008 17:21:52 had a magnitude of 3.0 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 Jüchen in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located 2 kilometers or 1 miles ↘ SE of the earthquake's epicenter. Other cities in close proximity include Mönchengladbach (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) located 7 km (4 mi) ↖ NW and Grevenbroich (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) located 7 km (4 mi) → E of the epicenter.

In total, we found 474 cities in our database that might have been impacted by the earthquake.

Distance Direction City State Country
2 km (1 mi) ↘ SE Jüchen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) ↖ NW Mönchengladbach North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
7 km (4 mi) → E Grevenbroich North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
8 km (5 mi) ↑ N Korschenbroich North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
10 km (6 mi) ↗ NE Neubrück North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
12 km (7 mi) ↙ SW Erkelenz North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
13 km (8 mi) ↓ S Titz North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
14 km (8 mi) ← W Wegberg North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↘ SE Bedburg North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
15 km (9 mi) ↑ N Kaarst North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↗ NE Neuss North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) → E Rommerskirchen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↑ N Willich North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
16 km (10 mi) ↖ NW Viersen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
18 km (11 mi) ← W Schwalmtal North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
19 km (12 mi) ↙ SW Hückelhoven North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ← W Niederkrüchten North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
20 km (12 mi) ↑ N Meerbusch North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Bergheim North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↘ SE Elsdorf North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
21 km (13 mi) ↓ S Linnich North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
22 km (13 mi) ↑ N Tönisvorst North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↗ NE Düsseldorf North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S Jülich North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
23 km (14 mi) ↙ SW Wassenberg North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ← W Brüggen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) → E Dormagen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↑ N Krefeld North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
24 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Düsseldorf-Pempelfort North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
25 km (15 mi) → E Sinnersdorf North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Grefrath North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) → E Pulheim North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↖ NW Nettetal North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
26 km (16 mi) ↓ S Niederzier North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ↙ SW Heinsberg North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
27 km (17 mi) ↖ NW Kempen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ← W Vlodrop Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
28 km (17 mi) → E Monheim am Rhein North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
28 km (17 mi) ↓ S Aldenhoven North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
29 km (18 mi) ← W Herkenbosch Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
29 km (18 mi) ↓ S Neu-Pattern North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↓ S Siersdorf North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (19 mi) ↙ SW Geilenkirchen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
30 km (18 mi) ↓ S Niedermerz North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ← W Posterholt Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
31 km (19 mi) ↘ SE Kerpen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Hilden North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↗ NE Erkrath North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↓ S Inden North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) → E Mengenich North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
31 km (19 mi) ↓ S Baesweiler North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ← W Melick Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
32 km (20 mi) ← W Offenbeek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
32 km (20 mi) → E Langenfeld North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) → E Frechen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↗ NE Ratingen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
32 km (20 mi) ↑ N Düsseldorf District North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) → E Ossendorf North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Wachtendonk North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
33 km (21 mi) ← W Sint Odiliënberg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
33 km (20 mi) ← W Reuver Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
33 km (20 mi) ↙ SW Übach-Palenberg North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↖ NW Tegelen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
34 km (21 mi) ↓ S Langerwehe North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Düren North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
34 km (21 mi) ↘ SE Türnich North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ← W Leeuwen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
35 km (22 mi) ← W Baarlo Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
35 km (22 mi) ← W Roermond Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
35 km (21 mi) ↓ S Alsdorf North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) → E Bilderstoeckchen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (22 mi) ← W Kessel Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
35 km (22 mi) ↖ NW Venlo Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
35 km (21 mi) ↙ SW Waldfeucht North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
35 km (21 mi) ← W Beesel Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
36 km (22 mi) → E Neuehrenfeld North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) → E Leverkusen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↓ S Eschweiler North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↙ SW Gangelt North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) ↘ SE Nörvenich North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) → E Nippes North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
36 km (22 mi) → E Opladen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Mettmann North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ← W Herten Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Waubach Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
37 km (23 mi) ← W Merum Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
37 km (23 mi) → E Leichlingen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ← W Montfort Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Koningsbosch Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Landgraaf Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
37 km (23 mi) → E Neustadt/Nord North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
37 km (23 mi) ↗ NE Haan North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Straelen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Abdissenbosch Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
38 km (23 mi) ↑ N Moers North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ← W Haelen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
38 km (24 mi) → E Altstadt Nord North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) → E Köln North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ← W Linne Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
38 km (23 mi) ↑ N Hochfeld North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) → E Riehl North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) → E Neustadt/Süd North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (24 mi) ↖ NW Rheurdt North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Hürth North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
38 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Lauradorp Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Schinveld Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
39 km (24 mi) ↑ N Duisburg North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) → E Altstadt Sud North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Hopel Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
39 km (24 mi) → E Deutz North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↓ S Herzogenrath North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
39 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Haanrade Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Sint Joost Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
40 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Lichtenberg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
40 km (25 mi) → E Bayenthal North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ← W Brachterbeek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Holz Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
40 km (24 mi) ↙ SW Chevremont Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
40 km (25 mi) → E Buchforst North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Kerkrade Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
40 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Brunssum Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
40 km (24 mi) ↘ SE Erftstadt North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
40 km (25 mi) ← W Maasbree Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
40 km (24 mi) ← W Beegden Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
40 km (25 mi) ← W Helden Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Peij Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
41 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Heksenberg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
41 km (26 mi) → E Buchheim North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ← W Heel Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S Bleijerheide Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
41 km (25 mi) ↓ S Würselen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ← W Egchel Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
41 km (25 mi) → E Humboldtkolonie North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Kruisberg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Schilberg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
41 km (25 mi) ↙ SW Kakert Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
41 km (25 mi) ↗ NE Heiligenhaus North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ← W Maasbracht Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
41 km (25 mi) → E Kalk North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
41 km (25 mi) ↘ SE Kreuzau North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Vrieheide Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
42 km (26 mi) ↓ S Stolberg North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Terwinselen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Merkelbeek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
42 km (26 mi) ← W Wessem Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
42 km (26 mi) → E Poll North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Kaalheide Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
42 km (26 mi) ← W Panningen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
42 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Meezenbroek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
43 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Gracht Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
43 km (26 mi) ↑ N Kamp-Lintfort North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Broeksittard Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
43 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Beersdal Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
43 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Passart Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
43 km (26 mi) ← W Koningslust Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
43 km (26 mi) ← W Heythuysen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
43 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Amstenrade Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
43 km (26 mi) ↑ N Meiderich North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Doenrade Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
43 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Vettweiß North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (27 mi) ↘ SE Brühl North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
43 km (26 mi) ↙ SW Heide Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
43 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Spekholzerheide Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
43 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Heerlen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Hoensbroek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Overhoven Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Oirsbeek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Husken Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Mariarade Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
44 km (27 mi) ← W Beringe Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
44 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Lottum Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Stadbroek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
44 km (27 mi) ↙ SW Sittard Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Mülheim North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Geldern North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Nieuw-Lotbroek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
45 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Arcen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
45 km (28 mi) ↓ S Hürtgenwald North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↘ SE Regierungsbezirk Köln North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Ophoven Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
45 km (28 mi) ← W Thorn Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
45 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Schinnen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
45 km (27 mi) ↖ NW Sevenum Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
46 km (28 mi) ↖ NW Issum North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
46 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Voerendaal Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Roosteren Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Puth Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
46 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Holtum Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
46 km (28 mi) ↙ SW Munstergeleen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
46 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Limbricht Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
46 km (28 mi) ← W Grashoek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Hegelsom Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Buchten Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
47 km (29 mi) ↖ NW Melderslo Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Weilerswist North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N Oberhausen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Ubachsberg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
47 km (29 mi) ← W Kelpen-Oler Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Einighausen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Nideggen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↓ S Aachen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Guttecoven Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Bocholtz Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
47 km (29 mi) → E Wesseling North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Simpelveld Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Nuth Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
47 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Kunrade Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
48 km (29 mi) ↑ N Rheinberg North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Lindenheuvel Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
48 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Born Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Geleen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
48 km (29 mi) ↙ SW Wijnandsrade Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
48 km (30 mi) ↘ SE Zulpich North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
48 km (30 mi) ← W Meijel Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
48 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Maaseik Flanders 🇧🇪 Belgium
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Spaubeek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW America Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
49 km (30 mi) ↖ NW Tienray Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
50 km (31 mi) ↓ S Vaals Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Hulsberg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Grevenbicht Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Klimmen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Obbicht Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
50 km (31 mi) ↙ SW Neerbeek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
51 km (31 mi) ← W Neerkant North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Beek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
51 km (32 mi) ↓ S Vijlen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
51 km (32 mi) ↑ N Alpen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
51 km (32 mi) ← W Kinrooi Flanders 🇧🇪 Belgium
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Schimmert Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
51 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Meerlo Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
51 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Urmond Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Stein Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Wijlre Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Nieuwdorp Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Dinslaken North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Blitterswijck Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
52 km (32 mi) ↖ NW Wellerlooi Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
52 km (32 mi) ← W Ospel Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
52 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Kerensheide Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N Essen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Gulpen-Wittem Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Gulpen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Valkenburg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
53 km (33 mi) ↓ S Heimbach North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Elsloo Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
53 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Oirlo Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
53 km (33 mi) ← W Budschop Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Broekhem Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
53 km (33 mi) ← W Stramproy Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
53 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Valkenburg aan de Geul Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
53 km (33 mi) ↘ SE Bornheim North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
53 km (32 mi) ↙ SW Mechelen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
54 km (33 mi) ↑ N Bottrop North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ← W Nederweert Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
54 km (33 mi) ↙ SW Ulestraten Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
54 km (34 mi) ↑ N Voerde North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Sonsbeck North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Wanssum Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
54 km (33 mi) ↖ NW Kevelaer North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
54 km (33 mi) ← W Leuken Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Houthem Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Oostrum Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
55 km (34 mi) ↙ SW Sibbe Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Leunen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S Roetgen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↘ SE Euskirchen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
55 km (34 mi) ↓ S La Calamine Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
55 km (34 mi) ← W Moesel Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
55 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Well Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
56 km (35 mi) ↓ S Raeren Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
56 km (34 mi) ← W Weert Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
56 km (34 mi) ↖ NW Brukske Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
56 km (34 mi) ← W Keent Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
56 km (34 mi) ↓ S Plombières Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
56 km (35 mi) ↘ SE Alfter North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
56 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Berg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
56 km (35 mi) ← W Liessel North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Maasmechelen Flanders 🇧🇪 Belgium
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Veltum Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Meerssen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
57 km (35 mi) ↖ NW Venray Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
57 km (35 mi) ↙ SW Margraten Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Brabander Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
58 km (36 mi) ← W Someren-Eind North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Bunde Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
58 km (36 mi) ↙ SW Rothem Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Ysselsteyn Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
58 km (36 mi) ← W Heusden North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Merselo Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
59 km (36 mi) ← W Zeilberg North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
59 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Banholt Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
59 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Weeze North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↑ N Hünxe North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
59 km (36 mi) ↓ S Lontzen Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
59 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Amby Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
60 km (37 mi) ← W Asten North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
60 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Scharn Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
60 km (37 mi) ↖ NW Xanten North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (37 mi) ↑ N Gladbeck North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Heer Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Limmel Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
61 km (38 mi) ↑ N Wesel North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
61 km (38 mi) ← W Someren North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
61 km (37 mi) ↙ SW Eijsden-Margraten Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
61 km (38 mi) ↙ SW Borgharen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Uedem North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
62 km (39 mi) ↓ S Eupen Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
62 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Sint-Pieters-Voeren Flanders 🇧🇪 Belgium
62 km (38 mi) ↓ S Welkenraedt Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
62 km (38 mi) ↖ NW Overloon North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
62 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Gronsveld Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
62 km (38 mi) ↙ SW De Heeg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
62 km (38 mi) ← W Vlierden North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Lanaken Flanders 🇧🇪 Belgium
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Maastricht Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Oud-Caberg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
63 km (39 mi) ↘ SE Rheinbach North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
63 km (39 mi) ↓ S Aubel Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
63 km (39 mi) ↙ SW Heugem Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
64 km (40 mi) ↓ S Baelen Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
64 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Malberg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
64 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Biesland Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
64 km (40 mi) ← W Milheeze North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Pottenberg Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Eijsden Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
65 km (40 mi) ← W Lierop North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Wolder Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
65 km (40 mi) ↙ SW Belfort Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
66 km (41 mi) ↖ NW Goch North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
67 km (41 mi) ← W Bakel North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Mehrhoog North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Hamminkeln North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Schermbeck North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
68 km (42 mi) ↑ N Dorsten North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Dalhem Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW Visé Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
69 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Boxmeer North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
69 km (43 mi) ← W Helmond North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Sint Anthonis North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
70 km (43 mi) ↖ NW Kalkar North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Heijen Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
71 km (44 mi) ↖ NW Rees North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
71 km (44 mi) ↓ S Herve Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
72 km (45 mi) ↙ SW Blégny Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Gennep Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
73 km (45 mi) ↖ NW Ottersum Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
73 km (45 mi) ← W Aarle-Rixtel North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
73 km (45 mi) ← W Gemert North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
74 km (46 mi) ← W Handel North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
74 km (46 mi) ↙ SW Oupeye Wallonia 🇧🇪 Belgium
74 km (46 mi) ← W Doonheide North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
74 km (46 mi) ← W Beek North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
75 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Wanroij North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
75 km (46 mi) ← W Donk North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
75 km (46 mi) ↖ NW Venhorst North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Milsbeek Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
76 km (47 mi) ↑ N Raesfeld North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
76 km (47 mi) ↖ NW Haps North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
77 km (48 mi) ← W Boekel North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
78 km (48 mi) ↖ NW Kleve North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Isselburg North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Cuijk North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
79 km (49 mi) ↖ NW Odiliapeel North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Kranenburg North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Bocholt North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
80 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Bredeweg Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
80 km (50 mi) ↑ N Rhede North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Mook Limburg 🇳🇱 Netherlands
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Emmerich North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Beers North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
81 km (50 mi) ↖ NW Volkel North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
82 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Groesbeek Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
83 km (51 mi) ↖ NW Langenboom North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Raam North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Melle North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Heumen Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
84 km (52 mi) ↑ N Borken North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
84 km (52 mi) ↖ NW Gendringen Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW 's-Heerenberg Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Tolkamer Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
85 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Zeeland North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
85 km (53 mi) ↑ N Heiden North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Lobith Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
86 km (53 mi) ↖ NW Overasselt Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Leuth Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Berg en Dal Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Grave North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
87 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Oude IJsselstreek Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Silvolde Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
88 km (54 mi) ↖ NW Brakkenstein Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Hatert Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
88 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Zeddam Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Terborg Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Reek North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Wisch Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Beek gem Montferland Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
89 km (55 mi) ↑ N Aalten Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Hengstdal Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
89 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Etten Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
90 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Hunnerberg Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
90 km (55 mi) ↖ NW Ooij Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Gendt Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Pannerden Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Nijmegen Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Varsseveld Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Babberich Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
91 km (57 mi) ↑ N Bredevoort Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Schaijk North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
91 km (56 mi) ↖ NW Alverna Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Lindenholt Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Valendries Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Hees Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Doornenburg Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
92 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Lent Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
93 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Wijchen Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Ooy Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
93 km (57 mi) ↑ N Velen North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
93 km (57 mi) ↖ NW Herpen North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Haalderen Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Zonnemaat Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
94 km (58 mi) ↖ NW Zevenaar Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
94 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Ravenstein North Brabant 🇳🇱 Netherlands
94 km (58 mi) ↑ N Südlohn North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
94 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Bemmel Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Doetinchem Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Groessen Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
95 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Angeren Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
96 km (60 mi) ↑ N Lichtenvoorde Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Stegeslag Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Oosterhout Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
96 km (59 mi) ↑ N Winterswijk Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
96 km (59 mi) ↖ NW Beuningen Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
97 km (60 mi) ↖ NW Duiven Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
98 km (61 mi) ↑ N Oost Gelre Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
99 km (61 mi) ↑ N Gescher North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
99 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Hummelo Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Westervoort Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Zelhem Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Bergharen Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
99 km (61 mi) ↖ NW Elst Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Angerlo Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
100 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Valburg Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
101 km (63 mi) ↑ N Stadtlohn North Rhine-Westphalia 🇩🇪 Germany
101 km (62 mi) ↖ NW Vredenburg Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
101 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Giesbeek Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Keijenborg Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Doesburg Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Malburgen West Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Andelst Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Deest Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
102 km (63 mi) ↖ NW Elden Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Afferden Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Rheden Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Velp Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
103 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Arnhem Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
104 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Zetten Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
104 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Rozendaal Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
104 km (64 mi) ↖ NW Driel Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
104 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Burgemeesterswijk Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Heteren Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Geitenkamp Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Sterrenberg Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
105 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Gulden Bodem Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
106 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Oosterbeek Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
106 km (65 mi) ↖ NW Hoogkamp Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
106 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Doorwerth Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
107 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Opheusden Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
107 km (66 mi) ↖ NW Bakenberg Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Heelsum Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
108 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Renkum Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
109 km (67 mi) ↖ NW Wolfheze Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
110 km (68 mi) ↖ NW Wageningen Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands
112 km (69 mi) ↖ NW Bennekom Gelderland 🇳🇱 Netherlands

Nearby Power Plants

We found a total 79 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
9 km (5 mi) ↘ SE Frimmersdorf power station Coal 562.0 MW
12 km (7 mi) → E Neurath power station Coal 2068.0 MW
12 km (8 mi) ↘ SE BoA 2 Coal 2100.0 MW
18 km (11 mi) ↗ NE Biomass Generator #7 Biomass 12.1 MW
18 km (11 mi) ↗ NE FS-Karton Gas 18.9 MW
19 km (11 mi) ↘ SE Niederaussem power station Coal 3430.0 MW
20 km (12 mi) ↗ NE GuD Gas 100.0 MW
20 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Natural Gas Turbine #6 Gas 217.8 MW
20 km (12 mi) ↗ NE Natural Gasblock Gas 293.0 MW
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Fortuna Nord Coal 15.0 MW
23 km (14 mi) ↘ SE Kraftwerk Coal 10.0 MW
23 km (14 mi) ↓ S J�lich Solar Power Plant Solar 1.5 MW
24 km (15 mi) → E Dormagen Gas 586.3 MW
24 km (14 mi) ↓ S P&L Werk Jülich Coal 24.6 MW
25 km (15 mi) ↗ NE Holthausen Gas 84.0 MW
25 km (15 mi) ↑ N Heizkraftwerk Krefeld Gas 12.6 MW
25 km (16 mi) ↗ NE BHKW H.120 Gas 16.9 MW
25 km (15 mi) ↗ NE DT Waste 53.7 MW
25 km (16 mi) → E O10 Other 94.2 MW
27 km (17 mi) ↑ N KWK-Anlage Krefeld VM Gas 14.0 MW
27 km (17 mi) ↑ N KWK-Anlage Krefeld DT Gas 25.8 MW
30 km (18 mi) ↑ N Kraftwerk N 230 Coal 110.0 MW
30 km (19 mi) ↑ N MKVA Krefeld Waste 33.1 MW
30 km (18 mi) ↑ N Kraftwerk L 57 Coal 26.0 MW
30 km (18 mi) ↑ N G-Kraftwerk Coal 103.0 MW
32 km (19 mi) ↑ N Huckingen Gas 606.0 MW
32 km (20 mi) ↘ SE Wachtberg power station Coal 118.0 MW
32 km (20 mi) ↓ S Inden Solar Power Plant Solar 3.8 MW
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S Weisweiler power station Coal 1800.0 MW
33 km (20 mi) ↓ S MVA Weisweiler Waste 24.0 MW
34 km (21 mi) → E RMVA Köln Waste 45.1 MW
34 km (21 mi) ↗ NE BHKW an Klinkerweg Gas 10.2 MW
35 km (21 mi) ↑ N HKW III/B Gas 274.0 MW
35 km (21 mi) → E HKW Merkenich (Natural Gas) Gas 108.0 MW
35 km (21 mi) → E Cologne-Merkenich power station Coal 75.3 MW
35 km (21 mi) → E HKW Merkenich Gas 15.5 MW
36 km (22 mi) → E Waste Incinerator #1 Waste 11.6 MW
37 km (23 mi) ↑ N DK Kraftwerk Other 21.0 MW
37 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Huerth Ville / Berrenrath power station Coal 52.0 MW
37 km (23 mi) → E X-Kraftwerk Gas 27.0 MW
37 km (23 mi) ↙ SW Nivelstein Solar 10.4 MW
38 km (24 mi) ↘ SE EBKW Knapsack Waste 33.4 MW
38 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Kessel 2 Gas 2.9 MW
38 km (24 mi) ↑ N HKW Sachtleben Coal 27.5 MW
38 km (23 mi) ↘ SE MT Düren Gas 14.0 MW
38 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Kessel 4 Coal 9.3 MW
38 km (24 mi) → E HKW Niehl 2 Gas 413.0 MW
38 km (23 mi) ↘ SE Knapsack Natural Gas I Gas 1230.0 MW
39 km (24 mi) ↑ N HKW I Coal 95.0 MW
40 km (25 mi) ↑ N INEOS Kraftwerk Gas 24.0 MW
40 km (24 mi) → E HKW Südstadt Gas 35.0 MW
41 km (25 mi) ↑ N Duisburg Ruhrort Gas 315.0 MW
44 km (27 mi) ↑ N Duisburg Hamborn Gas 385.0 MW
45 km (28 mi) ↑ N Abfallentsorgungszentrum Asdonkshof Waste 20.8 MW
45 km (28 mi) → E Raffineriekraftwerk Köln Godorf Oil 80.0 MW
46 km (28 mi) → E Natural Gas Turbine #9 Gas 51.9 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Natural Gaskraftwerk #1 Gas 45.3 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N HKW 2 Gas 24.5 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N GMVA Niederrhein Waste 61.5 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↘ SE Kohlekraftwerk Coal 14.4 MW
47 km (29 mi) ↑ N HKW 1 Gas 23.1 MW
48 km (29 mi) ↑ N KW Walsum Coal 1200.0 MW
49 km (30 mi) ↙ SW Louisegroeve Solar 4.0 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Industrie-Kraftwerk Coal 79.0 MW
50 km (31 mi) ↑ N Oxea GmbH Other 38.0 MW
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N KW West Coal 640.0 MW
52 km (32 mi) ↑ N KW Voerde Coal 1390.0 MW
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Schwammenauel Hydro 14.0 MW
54 km (33 mi) ↓ S Heimbach Hydro 16.0 MW
56 km (34 mi) ↘ SE P&L Werk Euskirchen Coal 14.5 MW
56 km (35 mi) ↑ N Karnap Waste 38.0 MW
58 km (36 mi) ↖ NW Weeze Solar Power Plant Solar 14.0 MW
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Buer power station Coal 70.0 MW
64 km (40 mi) ↑ N Scholven power station Coal 690.0 MW
68 km (42 mi) ↖ NW P&L Werk Appeldorn Gas 11.4 MW
69 km (43 mi) ↙ SW HU LIXHE Hydro 20.0 MW
79 km (49 mi) ↙ SW HU MONSIN Hydro 19.7 MW
86 km (53 mi) ↑ N Biomass Generator #23 Biomass 11.4 MW
93 km (58 mi) ↖ NW GELDERLAND Coal 590.0 MW

Power Plants & Risks During Earthquakes

We found 8 types of power plants in the vecinity of the magnitude 3.0 earthquake that struck 2 km NNW of Jüchen, Germany on December 08, 2008 17:21:52. These types were Gas power plants, Coal power plants, Hydro power plants, Waste power plants, Solar power plants, Other power plants, Biomass power plants, Oil 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.

Oil Power

Oil-fired power plants can pose significant risks to society, people, and ecosystems in the event of a severe earthquake.

Oil Spills & Fires

One of the most immediate dangers is the risk of oil spills and fires. The shaking during an earthquake can rupture storage tanks and pipelines, leading to the release of large quantities of oil. Spilled oil can catch fire, causing explosions and further environmental damage.

Air Quality Polution

Oil fires and releases can result in the release of toxic fumes and particulate matter into the air. This can lead to poor air quality, posing health risks to nearby communities. People exposed to these pollutants may experience respiratory issues and other health problems.

Water Pollution

Spilled oil can contaminate nearby water bodies, including rivers, lakes, and groundwater. This can harm aquatic ecosystems, killing fish and other wildlife, and disrupting the food chain. Drinking water supplies may also be compromised, impacting human health.

Soil Contamination

Oil spills can saturate the soil, making it less fertile and potentially rendering it unusable for agriculture. Soil contamination can persist for years, affecting local food production.

Long-Term Environmental Damage

The environmental damage caused by oil spills and fires can persist long after the earthquake event. Cleanup efforts can be costly and challenging, and ecosystems may take years or even decades to recover fully.

To mitigate these risks, most modern oil-fired power plants follow strict regulations, safety measures, and extensive emergency response plans are in place for oil power plants located in seismically active regions. This includes robust containment systems, automatic shutdown mechanisms, and well-trained response teams.

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 3.0 Earthquake Struck 2 km NNW of Jüchen, Germany on December 08, 2008 17:21:52
Date and Time
2008-12-08 17:21:52 (UTC)
Magnitude
3.0 Magnitude (richter scle)
Depth
2.0 km
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