Bulletin: January 2000

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                                                         NO.  1-00-EXP
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY                                                                                        FEB  8, 2000
 
                                     PROBABLE MINING EXPLOSIONS IN THE UNITED STATES
 
                                                        JANUARY 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 01 26.9  43.690 N  105.229 W    0 G           1.1   15  WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 45 miles SSE of Gillette.
02  23 10 56.4* 40.323 N  107.828 W    0 G           1.0    6  COLORADO. ML 2.3 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
03  03 01 08.3  38.912 N  107.538 W    0 G           1.0   12  COLORADO. ML 3.3 (GS). 35 miles NNE of Montrose.
03  20 26 48.1* 32.699 N  109.078 W    0 G           0.7    5  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.6 (GS). 30 miles NW of Lordsburg, New
                                                                Mexico.
04  20 53 15.4* 32.453 N  108.969 W    0 G           0.7    8  NEW MEXICO. ML 3.1 (GS). 15 miles WNW of Lordsburg.
05  16 25 48.8  41.778 N  110.633 W    0 G           0.6    7  WYOMING. ML 1.9 (GS). 40 miles NNE of Evanston.
05  16 35 32.1  41.831 N  108.951 W    0 G           0.8   12  WYOMING. ML 2.2 (GS). 20 miles NE of Rock Springs.
05  18 28 16.5* 32.953 N  109.295 W    0 G           0.6    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.4 (GS). 25 miles ENE of Safford.
05  20 01 54.5  36.519 N  108.705 W    0 G           0.5    7  NEW MEXICO. ML 1.6 (GS). 30 miles WSW of Farmington.
05  20 02 05.3* 45.814 N  106.675 W    0 G           1.2   13  MONTANA. ML 3.0 (GS). near Colstrip.
05  23 10 27.7  41.775 N  109.206 W    0 G           0.9   11  WYOMING. ML 2.2 (GS). 10 miles N of Rock Springs.
05  23 13 30.2* 43.338 N  105.083 W    0 G           1.0    8  WYOMING. ML 2.8 (GS). 45 miles NNE of Douglas.
05  23 17 12.4  40.321 N  107.785 W    0 G           0.8   11  COLORADO. ML 2.8 (GS). 15 miles SW of Craig.
06  18 49 10.2* 32.131 N  108.881 W    0 G           0.8    6  NEW MEXICO. ML 2.3 (GS). 20 miles SW of Lordsburg.
06  20 45 14.5  43.653 N  105.139 W    0 G           0.9   10  WYOMING. ML 2.8 (GS). 50 miles SSE of Gillette.
07  22 26 13.5  35.612 N  108.976 W    0 G           0.9    9  NEW MEXICO. ML 1.8 (GS). 15 miles WNW of Gallup.
08  20 09 24.3  40.524 N  107.452 W    0 G           0.7    8  COLORADO. ML 2.3 (GS). near Craig.
08  23 08 18.6* 40.331 N  107.758 W    0 G           0.8    8  COLORADO. ML 2.1 (GS). 15 miles SW of Craig.
10  20 44 49.7  32.700 N  109.137 W    0 G           0.7   10  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.9 (GS). 35 miles ESE of Safford.
10  21 49 50.8* 32.422 N  108.891 W    0 G           0.9    7  NEW MEXICO. ML 2.7 (GS). 10 miles WNW of Lordsburg.
11  21 45 32.5  33.110 N  109.438 W    0 G           0.9    9  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.6 (GS). 25 miles NE of Safford.
12  17 12 45.0  41.797 N  108.668 W    0 G           1.1   12  WYOMING. ML 2.5 (GS). 30 miles ENE of Rock Springs.
12  19 37 04.7  43.666 N  105.275 W    0 G           0.9   15  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 45 miles SSE of Gillette.
12  20 09 32.4* 32.772 N  109.203 W    0 G           1.0    6  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.5 (GS). 30 miles E of Safford.
13  20 01 16.9  43.673 N  105.368 W    0 G           0.9   14  WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 45 miles S of Gillette.
13  23 09 47.3  40.339 N  107.861 W    0 G           1.0   14  COLORADO. ML 2.7 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
14  21 18 55.2  40.514 N  109.744 W    0 G           1.0    9  UTAH. ML 2.1 (GS). 10 miles WNW of Vernal.
15  18 36 15.4  44.021 N  105.304 W    0 G           0.8    6  WYOMING. ML 2.6 (GS). 20 miles SSE of Gillette.
15  23 43 57.0  41.714 N  108.985 W    0 G           0.8    9  WYOMING. ML 2.2 (GS). 15 miles NE of Rock Springs.
16  20 06 18.5  43.693 N  105.244 W    0 G           0.7   11  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 45 miles SSE of Gillette.
16  23 07 51.6  40.266 N  107.806 W    0 G           0.8   15  COLORADO. ML 2.9 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
17  21 10 08.4  40.430 N  107.488 W    0 G           0.7   10  COLORADO. ML 2.3 (GS). 5 miles SSE of Craig.
18  19 52 00.7  43.712 N  105.299 W    0 G           0.5   14  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 40 miles SSE of Gillette.
18  20 44 38.6* 33.101 N  109.404 W    0 G           1.2    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.7 (GS). 25 miles NE of Safford.
18  23 04 29.9  40.304 N  107.829 W    0 G           0.9   14  COLORADO. ML 3.0 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
18  23 48 54.2  41.919 N  108.729 W    0 G           0.9   14  WYOMING. ML 2.4 (GS). 35 miles NE of Rock Springs.
19  17 26 57.3  44.235 N  105.349 W    0 G           0.7    9  WYOMING. ML 2.9 (GS). 10 miles ESE of Gillette.
19  23 08 48.9* 40.441 N  107.798 W    0 G           1.1    9  COLORADO. ML 2.6 (GS). 15 miles WSW of Craig.
20  20 13 10.3* 43.704 N  105.200 W    0 G           1.6   11  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 45 miles SSE of Gillette.
20  22 12 05.1  36.923 N  108.288 W    0 G           1.2    9  NEW MEXICO. MD 2.8 (GS). 15 miles NNW of Farmington.
21  20 25 13.9  40.718 N  109.443 W    0 G           1.0   14  UTAH. ML 2.0 (GS). 20 miles NNE of Vernal.
22  20 00 01.1  43.707 N  105.268 W    0 G           1.3   11  WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 40 miles SSE of Gillette.
23  21 59 06.9  40.917 N  116.831 W    0 G           0.9   11  NEVADA. ML 2.2 (GS). 20 miles NNE of Battle Mountain.
23  23 04 49.3  40.250 N  107.810 W    0 G           0.6   12  COLORADO. ML 2.4 (GS). 25 miles SW of Craig.
24  22 10 15.5  32.647 N  109.068 W    0 G           0.3    8  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 3.0 (GS). 30 miles NW of Lordsburg, New
                                                                Mexico.
27  20 50 28.0* 32.281 N  109.192 W    0 G           0.9   11  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 3.4 (GS). 30 miles W of Lordsburg, New
                                                                Mexico.
28  19 04 04.2  40.309 N  107.815 W    0 G           0.5    9  COLORADO. ML 2.4 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
29  00 42 47.2  35.806 N  108.956 W    0 G           0.7    6  NEW MEXICO. ML 2.2 (GS). 25 miles NNW of Gallup.
30  23 05 05.8  40.319 N  107.772 W    0 G           0.7   18  COLORADO. ML 3.1 (GS). 20 miles SW of Craig.
31  20 53 44.5* 43.476 N  105.108 W    0 G           0.8    6  WYOMING. ML 2.6 (GS). 50 miles NNE of Douglas.
31  22 55 53.6  32.742 N  109.097 W    0 G           0.7    8  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.9 (GS). 35 miles E of Safford.
31  23 13 15.8  40.212 N  107.786 W    0 G           0.6    9  COLORADO. ML 2.1 (GS). 25 miles SSW of Craig.

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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