Bulletin: December 2010

 
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                                                         NO. 12-10-EXP
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY                                                                                        FEB 23, 2011
 
                                      ROUTINE MINING SEISMICITY IN THE UNITED STATES
 
                                                       DECEMBER 2010
 
 
  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  19 06 45.1* 43.705 N  105.340 W   0 G           B 2.4   71   24  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) S of Gillette.
03  20 03 29.9  43.429 N  105.103 W   0 G           A 1.3   52   30  WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 80 km (50 miles) NNE of Douglas.
04  22 19 03.4? 45.32  N  106.25  W   0 G           C 1.2  292   14  EASTERN MONTANA. ML 2.4 (GS). ML 2.4 (GS). 65 km (40
                                                                      miles) W of Broadus.
07  20 12 46.3  43.619 N  105.308 W   0 G           A 1.3   72   39  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 75 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.
07  21 07 28.3  44.153 N  105.412 W   0 G           A 1.0  103   14  WYOMING. ML 2.7 (GS). 15 km (10 miles) SSE of Gillette.
07  21 29 42.9  45.983 N  106.607 W   0 G           A 1.1  102   15  EASTERN MONTANA. ML 2.7 (GS). 10 km (5 miles) N of
                                                                      Colstrip.
08  22 11 23.4  43.908 N  105.248 W   0 G           A 0.8   89   19  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 50 km (30 miles) SSE of Gillette.
14  19 04 20.0  43.672 N  105.263 W   0 G           A 1.1   30   38  WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.
15  21 59 57.4  43.051 N  110.792 W   0 G           A 1.0   56   33  WYOMING. ML 2.9 (GS). 40 km (25 miles) NNE of Afton.
16  19 06 13.7* 43.450 N  105.070 W   0 G           B 3.3   52   27  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 80 km (50 miles) NNE of Douglas.
17  19 38 26.0  41.628 N  108.710 W   0 G           A 2.0   58   40  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 40 km (25 miles) E of Rock
                                                                      Springs.
24  22 00 54.3  43.643 N  105.271 W   0 G           A 0.7   53   31  WYOMING. ML 2.9 (GS). 75 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.
26  20 10 15.8  43.538 N  104.925 W   0 G           A 1.3   52   45  WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 70 km (40 miles) WSW of Newcastle.
27  18 19 35.1  43.979 N  105.359 W   0 G           A 1.1  100   10  WYOMING. ML 2.9 (GS). 35 km (25 miles) SSE of Gillette.
27  19 15 31.9  44.141 N  105.119 W   0 G           A 1.1   56   18  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 35 km (20 miles) ESE of Gillette.
27  19 32 35.7  43.928 N  105.285 W   0 G           A 1.3  105   20  WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 45 km (25 miles) SSE of Gillette.
27  20 10 47.3  43.138 N  105.098 W   0 G           A 1.3   94   16  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 50 km (30 miles) NNE of Douglas.
30  21 07 59.2* 43.209 N  104.900 W   0 G           B 1.3  201    8  WYOMING. ML 2.8 (GS). 60 km (35 miles) NE of Douglas.
 

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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