Bulletin: February 2000

 
 
 
 
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                                                         NO.  2-00-EXP
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY                                                                                        MAR  9, 2000
 
                                     PROBABLE MINING EXPLOSIONS IN THE UNITED STATES
 
                                                       FEBRUARY 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  21 56 03.1  33.263 N  109.490 W    0 G           0.9    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.9 (GS). 30 miles NNE of Safford.
02  19 33 55.7  43.739 N  105.268 W    0 G           0.8   11  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 45 miles SSE of Gillette.
02  19 47 00.0  43.785 N  104.988 W    0 G           0.7    8  WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 40 miles W of Newcastle.
02  19 58 20.0  43.676 N  105.212 W    0 G           0.9    9  WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 45 miles SSE of Gillette.
02  22 58 48.3  40.329 N  107.757 W    0 G           0.8   16  COLORADO. ML 3.1 (GS). 15 miles SW of Craig.
03  18 21 39.5  35.690 N  108.933 W    0 G           0.5   10  NEW MEXICO. ML 2.2 (GS). 15 miles NW of Gallup.
03  22 13 28.5  33.131 N  109.405 W    0 G           0.7    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.7 (GS). 25 miles NE of Safford.
04  22 13 34.3  35.510 N  107.514 W    0 G           0.7   10  NEW MEXICO. ML 2.3 (GS). 30 miles NE of Grants.
05  18 34 57.3  38.868 N  107.494 W    0 G           0.9    6  COLORADO. ML 2.2 (GS). 35 miles NE of Montrose.
06  18 49 19.7  43.729 N  105.257 W    0 G           0.9   23  WYOMING. ML 2.9 (GS). 40 miles SSE of Gillette.
06  19 58 55.2  43.636 N  105.198 W    0 G           1.1   16  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 45 miles SSE of Gillette.
07  18 56 29.2* 32.502 N  109.010 W    0 G           0.4    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.7 (GS). 20 miles WNW of Lordsburg, New
                                                                Mexico.
07  19 54 26.5  33.067 N  109.375 W    0 G           0.4    9  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 3.1 (GS). 25 miles NE of Safford.
08  20 17 49.8  43.805 N  105.141 W    0 G           0.9    7  WYOMING. ML 2.3 (GS). 40 miles SSE of Gillette.
08  21 22 46.5* 35.737 N  108.887 W    0 G           0.9    6  NEW MEXICO. ML 2.3 (GS). 15 miles NNW of Gallup.
08  21 38 30.9  32.766 N  109.129 W    0 G           0.4   10  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 3.0 (GS). 35 miles E of Safford.
09  19 31 00.3* 32.328 N  108.864 W    0 G           0.6   11  NEW MEXICO. ML 3.2 (GS). 10 miles W of Lordsburg.
09  20 57 19.9* 32.557 N  109.044 W    0 G           0.8    9  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.7 (GS). 25 miles NW of Lordsburg, New
                                                                Mexico.
09  23 02 45.3* 46.731 N  122.772 W    0 G           0.4    5  WASHINGTON. MD 3.1 (GS). 10 miles E of Centralia.
09  23 24 35.2  41.776 N  108.729 W    0 G           1.0   13  WYOMING. ML 2.5 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Rock Springs.
10  19 24 48.2* 32.928 N  109.273 W    0 G           1.5    6  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.6 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
10  19 25 45.8* 32.996 N  109.454 W    0 G           1.0    5  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 3.0 (GS). 20 miles NE of Safford.
10  23 04 59.6* 45.603 N  106.695 W    0 G           0.7   12  MONTANA. ML 2.9 (GS). 20 miles S of Colstrip.
11  17 48 13.0* 32.822 N  109.236 W    0 G           0.3    6  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.3 (GS). 25 miles E of Safford.
11  18 14 26.8* 43.552 N  105.048 W    0 G           0.6    5  WYOMING. ML 2.3 (GS). 45 miles WSW of Newcastle.
11  18 54 10.1* 32.807 N  109.147 W    0 G           0.8    8  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.7 (GS). 35 miles E of Safford.
11  20 37 22.8* 36.386 N  110.308 W    0 G           0.8    6  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.0 (GS). 25 miles S of Kayenta.
11  22 27 01.9  46.737 N  122.717 W    0 G           0.8   12  WASHINGTON. MD 3.2 (GS). 10 miles E of Centralia.
11  22 30 47.9  40.675 N  109.522 W    0 G           1.0   14  UTAH. ML 2.4 (GS). 15 miles N of Vernal.
12  22 43 14.1* 43.411 N  104.693 W    0 G           1.0    8  WYOMING. ML 2.5 (GS). 40 miles SW of Newcastle.
14  20 13 17.4* 44.036 N  105.773 W    0 G           0.9    5  WYOMING. ML 2.9 (GS). 20 miles SW of Gillette.
14  21 14 05.1* 32.569 N  109.018 W    0 G           0.4    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.9 (GS). 25 miles NW of Lordsburg, New
                                                                Mexico.
15  20 01 38.7  43.614 N  105.209 W    0 G           1.1   10  WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 50 miles SSE of Gillette.
15  20 23 28.0* 32.907 N  109.158 W    0 G           1.4    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.7 (GS). 30 miles E of Safford.
15  21 48 55.5  33.007 N  109.304 W    0 G           0.7    9  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.9 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
15  23 01 00.9  46.733 N  122.768 W    0 G           0.2    6  WASHINGTON. MD 3.1 (GS). 10 miles E of Centralia.
16  13 58 22.2  39.001 N  111.359 W    0 G           0.6   11  UTAH. ML 2.2 (GS). 45 miles ENE of Richfield.
16  20 01 21.0* 43.759 N  105.284 W    0 G           0.7    7  WYOMING. ML 2.6 (GS). 40 miles SSE of Gillette.
16  22 08 54.4* 32.607 N  109.037 W    0 G           1.0    8  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.7 (GS). 25 miles NW of Lordsburg, New
                                                                Mexico.
16  22 57 26.1* 43.530 N  104.878 W    0 G           0.8    5  WYOMING. ML 2.4 (GS). 40 miles WSW of Newcastle.
16  23 14 57.4  40.285 N  107.796 W    0 G           0.5   15  COLORADO. ML 3.0 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
17  20 04 54.6  43.642 N  105.164 W    0 G           0.9    7  WYOMING. ML 2.6 (GS). 50 miles SSE of Gillette.
18  18 47 38.2  33.047 N  109.377 W    0 G           0.5    8  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.6 (GS). 25 miles NE of Safford.
18  21 00 14.5  32.859 N  109.195 W    0 G           1.2    9  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.8 (GS). 30 miles E of Safford.
18  23 01 48.2* 38.838 N  107.505 W    0 G           1.4    7  COLORADO. ML 2.4 (GS). 30 miles NE of Montrose.
18  23 58 02.8  40.286 N  107.817 W    0 G           0.7   16  COLORADO. ML 3.2 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
19  23 47 45.7  40.291 N  107.821 W    0 G           0.8   12  COLORADO. ML 2.4 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
22  20 03 41.7  43.671 N  105.302 W    0 G           0.7    7  WYOMING. ML 2.7 (GS). 45 miles SSE of Gillette.
22  20 21 43.5  32.934 N  109.295 W    0 G           0.8   10  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 3.2 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
25  04 02 03.1  39.755 N  110.860 W    0 G           0.7   16  UTAH. ML 2.4 (GS). 10 miles NNW of Price.
25  17 13 04.5  44.035 N  105.414 W    0 G           0.8   12  WYOMING. ML 2.9 (GS). 20 miles SSE of Gillette.
25  21 19 25.8* 32.751 N  109.115 W    0 G           0.8    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.8 (GS). 35 miles E of Safford.
25  23 08 06.6  40.313 N  107.781 W    0 G           1.0   16  COLORADO. ML 3.0 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
25  23 30 21.9  38.812 N  107.442 W    0 G           1.0    8  COLORADO. ML 2.8 (GS). 35 miles NE of Montrose.
27  18 22 13.3  36.615 N  108.585 W    0 G           0.9   10  NEW MEXICO. ML 2.4 (GS). 20 miles WSW of Farmington.
28  19 13 35.8  40.534 N  109.529 W    0 G           0.8   14  UTAH. ML 2.1 (GS). near Vernal.
28  20 04 12.7* 33.133 N  109.346 W    0 G           1.0    6  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.5 (GS). 30 miles NE of Safford.
29  19 22 36.8  33.000 N  109.313 W    0 G           0.3    6  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.7 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
29  22 32 24.1  41.767 N  108.637 W    0 G           0.7   17  WYOMING. ML 2.6 (GS). 30 miles ENE of Rock Springs.

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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