Bulletin: August 2000

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                                                         NO.  8-00-EXP
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY                                                                                        SEP 22, 2000
 
                                      ROUTINE MINING SEISMICITY IN THE UNITED STATES
 
                                                        AUGUST 2000
 
 
  ORIGIN TIME       GEOGRAPHIC       DEPTH MAGNITUDE  SD  NO.      REGION,  CONTRIBUTED  MAGNITUDES  AND  COMMENTS
      UTC          COORDINATES                GS          STA
DAY HR MN SEC     LAT       LONG            MB  Msz       USED
 
01  20 07 23.6  33.030 N  109.313 W    0 G           0.6    9  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 3.0 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
01  21 51 25.7  40.711 N  109.507 W    0 G           0.6    8  UTAH. ML 2.3 (GS). 20 miles N of Vernal.
01  22 52 42.1  32.921 N  109.283 W    0 G           0.2    8  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.9 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
02  17 56 57.3* 36.389 N  110.604 W    0 G           0.8    5  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.3 (GS). 30 miles SW of Kayenta.
02  21 02 00.1  41.588 N  108.673 W    0 G           0.6    9  WYOMING. ML 2.5 (GS). 25 miles E of Rock Springs.
02  22 02 06.8  40.320 N  107.782 W    0 G           0.7   10  COLORADO. ML 3.4 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
03  18 12 40.6  45.275 N  106.957 W    0 G           0.4   11  MONTANA. ML 2.7 (GS). 35 miles N of Sheridan, Wyoming.
03  20 21 44.6  43.346 N  105.250 W    0 G           0.6    9  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 40 miles N of Douglas.
05  17 04 40.5  41.899 N  108.800 W    0 G           0.8   11  WYOMING. ML 2.3 (GS). 30 miles NE of Rock Springs.
05  19 21 21.5  38.032 N   81.841 W    0 G           0.8   10  WEST VIRGINIA. mbLg 3.0 (GS). 25 miles WSW of Charleston.
06  18 10 37.2* 40.222 N  107.829 W    0 G           0.5    6  COLORADO. ML 2.7 (GS). 25 miles SW of Craig.
06  20 12 34.9* 43.878 N  105.173 W    0 G           0.4    5  WYOMING. ML 2.6 (GS). 35 miles SSE of Gillette.
07  20 33 02.3  33.042 N  109.334 W    0 G           0.5   10  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.9 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
08  19 01 23.2  41.751 N  110.664 W    0 G           0.8   15  WYOMING. ML 2.2 (GS). 35 miles NNE of Evanston.
11  18 12 30.5? 32.96  N  109.29  W    0 G           0.7    4  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 3.0 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
11  20 53 46.4  41.639 N  108.669 W    0 G           0.9   17  WYOMING. ML 2.9 (GS). 30 miles E of Rock Springs.
11  22 05 36.2  40.208 N  107.848 W    0 G           0.9    9  COLORADO. ML 2.4 (GS). 25 miles SW of Craig.
14  17 31 44.0* 37.920 N   81.561 W    0 G           1.4    6  WEST VIRGINIA. mbLg 2.8 (GS). 25 miles WNW of Beckley.
14  21 08 29.2* 32.901 N  109.311 W    0 G           1.0    8  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.7 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
15  21 44 09.2  32.958 N  109.260 W    0 G           0.4    9  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 3.2 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
16  21 04 12.4  43.708 N  105.302 W    0 G           0.7   10  WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 40 miles SSE of Gillette.
16  22 19 47.0* 32.918 N  109.336 W    0 G           1.4    5  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.6 (GS). 20 miles ENE of Safford.
17  18 07 49.2* 40.275 N  107.805 W    0 G           0.8    6  COLORADO. ML 2.2 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
17  19 00 24.0  43.768 N  105.324 W    0 G           0.4    8  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 40 miles SSE of Gillette.
17  19 20 49.0  32.937 N  109.259 W    0 G           0.4    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.7 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
17  23 02 28.4  41.562 N  109.630 W    0 G           0.8   21  WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 20 miles W of Rock Springs.
18  19 04 50.8  43.734 N  105.279 W    0 G           0.9   11  WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 40 miles SSE of Gillette.
18  21 04 38.2  33.031 N  109.369 W    0 G           0.4    9  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 3.0 (GS). 25 miles NE of Safford.
19  18 02 40.1* 36.597 N  108.387 W    0 G           0.9    6  NEW MEXICO. ML 2.4 (GS). 15 miles SW of Farmington.
21  21 18 37.4* 33.125 N  109.408 W    0 G           0.4    6  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.6 (GS). 25 miles NE of Safford.
23  19 52 41.4? 33.03  N  109.37  W    0 G           0.1    4  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.9 (GS). 25 miles NE of Safford.
23  20 10 03.8  45.267 N  106.884 W    0 G           0.4    8  MONTANA. ML 3.0 (GS). 35 miles N of Sheridan, Wyoming.
23  21 11 06.8* 43.627 N  105.305 W    0 G           0.9    6  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 45 miles SSE of Gillette.
24  18 23 10.4  33.053 N  109.344 W    0 G           0.3    9  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.9 (GS). 25 miles NE of Safford.
24  20 14 52.5  33.068 N  109.385 W    0 G           0.6    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.3 (GS). 25 miles NE of Safford.
24  22 06 49.3  40.343 N  107.781 W    0 G           0.4   11  COLORADO. ML 2.9 (GS). 15 miles SW of Craig.
24  23 14 06.8  41.936 N  108.810 W    0 G           0.9   13  WYOMING. ML 2.4 (GS). 30 miles NE of Rock Springs.
25  22 39 53.4  40.334 N  107.646 W    0 G           0.9   14  COLORADO. ML 2.8 (GS). 15 miles SSW of Craig.
26  22 45 28.3  40.286 N  107.755 W    0 G           1.0   16  COLORADO. ML 3.2 (GS). 20 miles SSW of Craig.
27  16 49 30.2* 43.392 N  105.279 W    0 G           1.2    8  WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 45 miles N of Douglas.
28  20 20 40.6  41.934 N  109.220 W    0 G           1.2    9  WYOMING. ML 2.2 (GS). 25 miles N of Rock Springs.
28  22 07 32.4  40.230 N  107.789 W    0 G           0.7   10  COLORADO. ML 2.9 (GS). 25 miles SSW of Craig.
30  01 36 00.1* 35.585 N  107.488 W    0 G           0.8    7  NEW MEXICO. ML 2.8 (GS). 35 miles NE of Grants.
30  22 07 32.7  40.306 N  107.785 W    0 G           0.6   14  COLORADO. ML 3.1 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
31  20 01 01.0  43.665 N  105.266 W    0 G           1.0   18  WYOMING. ML 3.5 (GS). 45 miles SSE of Gillette.

For origin times after September 30, 2002, USGS computations of hypocenters and magnitudes for routine mining events are listed in this publication only for exceptionally large events and for events that are also listed in the Reviewed Event Event Bulletins (REB) of the International Data Center of the United Nations' Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization.

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