Bulletin: December 2006

 
 
 
 
 
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                                                         NO. 12-06-EXP
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY                                                                                        FEB 22, 2007
 
                                      ROUTINE MINING SEISMICITY IN THE UNITED STATES
 
                                                       DECEMBER 2006
 
 
  ORIGIN TIME       GEOGRAPHIC      DEPTH MAGNITUDE Q SD  GAP  NO.   F-E REGION, CONTRIBUTED MAGNITUDES AND COMMENTS
      UTC          COORDINATES               GS                STA                                                
DAY HR MN SEC     LAT       LONG           mb  MS              USED                                                
 
01  18 13 37.6  44.103 N  105.293 W   0 G           A 0.8   94   15  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 25 km (15 miles) SE of Gillette.
01  19 10 44.6  43.669 N  105.278 W   0 G           A 1.4  120   15  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.
03  20 07 45.0  43.733 N  105.193 W   0 G           A 0.9   44   47  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). ML 3.2 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) SSE
                                                                      of Gillette.
05  18 59 53.8  43.555 N  105.113 W   0 G           A 1.1  132   24  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 80 km (50 miles) WSW of Newcastle.
05  21 03 53.6  43.675 N  105.185 W   0 G           A 1.1  123   20  WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 75 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.
05  22 59 47.9  40.649 N  109.543 W   0 G           A 1.1   62   20  UTAH. ML 2.9 (GS). 20 km (15 miles) N of Vernal.
06  19 04 44.8  43.758 N  105.242 W   0 G           A 0.7  116   32  WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) SSE of Gillette.
09  19 08 17.8  43.738 N  105.183 W   0 G           A 0.7  120   31  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) SSE of Gillette.
09  22 05 15.5* 43.741 N  105.241 W   0 G           B 1.5  143   21  WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) SSE of Gillette.
11  19 03 33.6  43.666 N  105.265 W   0 G           A 0.6  121   17  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.
11  21 04 26.7  43.718 N  105.185 W   0 G           A 0.7  121   14  WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.
14  17 16 05.2  43.856 N  105.276 W   0 G           A 1.0  110   12  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 50 km (30 miles) SSE of Gillette.
15  23 10 39.3  41.819 N  108.708 W   0 G           A 1.5  129   11  WYOMING. ML 2.6 (GS). 50 km (30 miles) NE of Rock
                                                                      Springs.
16  18 58 24.2  43.707 N  105.240 W   0 G           A 0.7  119   24  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.
16  20 09 06.6? 38.01  N   81.43  W   0 G           C 0.1  166    4  WEST VIRGINIA. mbLg 2.8 (GS). 35 km (20 miles) NW of
                                                                      Beckley.
16  22 11 23.7? 44.17  N  105.34  W   0 G           C 0.9  251    4  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 20 km (10 miles) SE of Gillette.
16  23 02 11.8  40.188 N  107.742 W   0 G           A 1.2   47   25  COLORADO. ML 2.8 (GS). 20 km (15 miles) NE of Meeker.
17  19 10 06.1  43.721 N  105.232 W   0 G           A 1.0  119   19  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.
20  19 04 59.9  43.764 N  105.230 W   0 G           A 0.8  114   38  WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 60 km (40 miles) SSE of Gillette.
20  21 06 44.3  43.716 N  105.206 W   0 G           A 0.9  120   33  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.
23  23 23 59.2  40.134 N  107.674 W   0 G           A 1.5   88   13  COLORADO. ML 2.6 (GS). 25 km (15 miles) ENE of Meeker.
24  19 04 51.1  43.789 N  105.265 W   0 G           A 0.6  114   25  WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 60 km (35 miles) SSE of Gillette.
27  20 01 38.9  43.626 N  105.201 W   0 G           A 1.1  141   20  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 80 km (50 miles) SSE of Gillette.
29  19 03 19.1  43.707 N  105.123 W   0 G           A 0.9  145   28  WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 75 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.
29  21 02 39.3  43.769 N  105.227 W   0 G           A 0.9  116   30  WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) SSE of Gillette.
30  20 18 49.8* 44.142 N  105.369 W   0 G           B 0.5  103    8  WYOMING. ML 2.8 (GS). 20 km (10 miles) SSE of Gillette.
30  20 27 38.6* 36.360 N  110.352 W   0 G           B 0.9  164    8  ARIZONA. ML 2.7 (GS). 40 km (25 miles) SSW of Kayenta.
30  21 03 19.3* 44.149 N  105.341 W   0 G           B 0.6  118    7  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 20 km (15 miles) SE 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.

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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