Bulletin: January 1998

 
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                                                         NO.  1-98-EXP
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY                                                                                        JUL 27, 1998
 
                                     PROBABLE MINING EXPLOSIONS IN THE UNITED STATES
 
                                                        JANUARY 1998
 
 
  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
 
06  15 40 52.3* 41.724 N  110.589 W    0 G           1.1    6  WYOMING. ML 1.6 (GS). 35 mi (60 km) NNE of Evanston, Wyoming.
12  21 56 12.4* 38.022 N   81.329 W    0 G           1.2    7  WEST VIRGINIA. mbLg 3.2 (GS). 20 miles (30 km) NNW of
                                                                Beckley, West Virginia.
15  18 07 40.5* 46.070 N  106.841 W    0 G           1.5    7  MONTANA. ML 2.9 (GS). 15 miles (30 km) SSW of Forsyth,
                                                                Montana.

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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