Bulletin: March 2002

 
 
 
 
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                                                         NO.  3-02-EXP
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY                                                                                        MAY  1, 2002
 
                                      ROUTINE MINING SEISMICITY IN THE UNITED STATES
 
                                                         MARCH 2002
 
 
  ORIGIN TIME       GEOGRAPHIC       DEPTH MAGNITUDE  SD  GAP  NO.   F-E REGION, CONTRIBUTED MAGNITUDES AND COMMENTS
      UTC          COORDINATES                GS               STA                                                
DAY HR MN SEC     LAT       LONG            mb  MS             USED                                                
 
01  20 10 23.1* 33.055 N  109.395 W    0 G           0.9  138    6  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.8 (GS). 25 miles NE of Safford.
01  23 25 35.8* 46.673 N  122.877 W    0 G           0.9  225    9  WASHINGTON. MD 3.3 (GS). 5 miles SE of Centralia.
06  19 01 46.1* 43.844 N  105.204 W    0 G           0.9  143    9  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 35 miles (55 km) SSE of Gillette.
06  20 02 36.2  43.774 N  105.152 W    0 G           1.0  144   22  WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 40 miles (65 km) SSE of Gillette.
07  00 39 42.1  39.661 N  110.611 W    0 G           0.9  141   13  UTAH. ML 1.6 (GS). 10 miles (20 km) ENE of Price.
07  16 07 49.7  38.902 N  107.395 W    0 G           0.6  143   18  COLORADO. ML 3.1 (GS). 35 miles (55 km) NW of Gunnison.
07  19 43 04.1  44.204 N  105.203 W    0 G           0.6  123   12  WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 15 miles (25 km) ESE of Gillette.
07  20 00 04.4  43.774 N  105.113 W    0 G           0.8  144   16  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 40 miles (65 km) SSE of Gillette.
07  22 23 12.2  33.110 N  109.416 W    0 G           0.5  135    9  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.6 (GS). 25 miles (40 km) NE of
                                                                     Safford.
08  19 03 03.1  43.756 N  104.967 W    0 G           1.0  146   25  WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 40 miles (60 km) W of Newcastle.
08  19 21 57.9  41.665 N  108.695 W    0 G           0.5  154   28  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 25 miles (40 km) ENE of Rock
                                                                     Springs.
08  22 38 24.9  42.858 N  111.421 W    0 G           0.6   88   13  EASTERN IDAHO. ML 2.0 (GS). 25 miles (45 km) WNW of
                                                                     Afton, Wyoming.
08  23 14 25.2  40.238 N  107.773 W    0 G           0.7  130   19  COLORADO. ML 3.1 (GS). 20 miles (35 km) SSW of Craig.
10  16 30 19.1* 43.612 N  105.341 W    0 G           0.5  236   10  WYOMING. ML 2.7 (GS). 50 miles (75 km) S of Gillette.
10  22 00 06.4* 44.141 N  105.352 W    0 G           0.8  241    9  WYOMING. ML 2.8 (GS). 15 miles (20 km) SE of Gillette.
11  20 59 21.7  43.686 N  104.993 W    0 G           1.3  134   17  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 40 miles (65 km) WSW of Newcastle.
12  18 35 57.6  32.996 N  109.336 W    0 G           0.7  178   11  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.5 (GS). 25 miles (40 km) ENE of
                                                                     Safford.
13  23 21 37.1  40.265 N  107.722 W    0 G           0.6  128   13  COLORADO. ML 2.6 (GS). 20 miles (30 km) SSW of Craig.
14  23 08 54.5  46.751 N  122.840 W    0 G           0.8  163    6  WASHINGTON. 5 miles (10 km) ENE of Centralia.
15  19 20 58.5  41.717 N  110.555 W    0 G           1.1  141   18  WYOMING. ML 1.9 (GS). 35 miles (60 km) NNE of Evanston.
15  23 55 53.7  40.550 N  112.151 W    0 G           0.8   54   15  UTAH. ML 1.8 (GS). 10 miles (15 km) ENE of Tooele.
17  19 02 59.9  43.700 N  105.113 W    0 G           0.9  113   33  WYOMING. ML 3.5 (GS). 45 miles (75 km) SSE of Gillette.
18  19 59 29.1  41.982 N  108.931 W    0 G           0.8  159   13  WYOMING. ML 2.2 (GS). 30 miles (50 km) NNE of Rock
                                                                     Springs.
18  20 49 37.1  44.011 N  105.158 W    0 G           0.3  148    8  WYOMING. ML 2.7 (GS). 25 miles (40 km) SE of Gillette.
19  17 49 23.2  35.519 N  107.564 W    0 G           0.5  123    6  NEW MEXICO. ML 2.2 (GS). 30 miles (50 km) NNE of Grants.
19  21 38 58.0* 36.509 N  108.594 W    0 G           0.4  224    4  NEW MEXICO. ML 1.9 (GS). 25 miles (45 km) SW of
                                                                     Farmington.
19  21 50 29.7  44.240 N  105.287 W    0 G           1.2  139   16  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 10 miles (20 km) ESE of Gillette.
19  22 43 58.4  41.624 N  108.817 W    0 G           0.5  154   12  WYOMING. ML 2.7 (GS). 20 miles (30 km) E of Rock
                                                                     Springs.
19  23 10 27.8  46.736 N  122.770 W    0 G           1.1  126    9  WASHINGTON. 10 miles (15 km) E of Centralia.
20  19 01 42.1  33.010 N  109.336 W    0 G           0.3  178    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.8 (GS). 25 miles (40 km) ENE of
                                                                     Safford.
20  20 08 11.1  43.795 N  105.277 W    0 G           1.0  114    7  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 35 miles (60 km) SSE of Gillette.
20  21 55 53.2  40.977 N  116.350 W    0 G           0.9   99   14  NEVADA. ML 2.4 (GS). 35 miles (50 km) WNW of Elko.
20  23 53 38.4  46.702 N  122.817 W    0 G           0.8  128    8  WASHINGTON. 5 miles (10 km) E of Centralia.
21  19 56 36.7  39.694 N  110.669 W    0 G           0.2  167    4  UTAH. ML 2.2 (GS). 10 miles (15 km) NE of Price.
21  20 24 04.7  32.897 N  109.230 W    0 G           0.9  187    6  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.9 (GS). 30 miles (45 km) E of
                                                                     Safford.
22  18 56 26.4  33.035 N  109.382 W    0 G           0.5  139    7  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.6 (GS). 25 miles (40 km) NE of
                                                                     Safford, Arizona.
22  23 13 08.5  40.328 N  107.731 W    0 G           0.5   72   23  COLORADO. ML 3.0 (GS). 15 miles (20 km) SW of Craig,
                                                                     Colorado.
23  19 01 28.3  43.703 N  105.121 W    0 G           1.3  124   28  WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 45 miles (70 km) SSE of Gillette.
23  21 41 19.2  44.202 N  105.357 W    0 G           1.1  153   12  WYOMING. ML 2.9 (GS). 10 miles (15 km) SE of Gillette.
24  16 34 12.5  41.799 N  108.766 W    0 G           0.7  194   16  WYOMING. ML 2.6 (GS). 25 miles (45 km) ENE of Rock
                                                                     Springs.
24  23 42 02.6  44.197 N  105.383 W    0 G           1.3  152   18  WYOMING. ML 2.8 (GS). 10 miles (15 km) SE of Gillette.
25  19 03 46.7  43.625 N  105.044 W    0 G           1.5   82   21  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 45 miles (70 km) WSW of Newcastle.
25  23 09 58.6  40.258 N  107.744 W    0 G           1.3  133   14  COLORADO. ML 2.5 (GS). 20 miles (35 km) SSW of Craig.
26  19 11 41.8  40.248 N  107.765 W    0 G           0.6  148   13  COLORADO. ML 2.4 (GS). 20 miles (35 km) SSW of Craig.
26  21 23 08.2  36.343 N  110.260 W    0 G           0.9  101   10  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.0 (GS). 25 miles (45 km) S of
                                                                     Kayenta.
26  22 44 05.1  46.638 N  122.729 W    0 G           1.1   83    7  WASHINGTON. 10 miles (20 km) ESE of Centralia.
27  19 05 01.4  41.780 N  110.694 W    0 G           0.9  194   10  WYOMING. ML 1.4 (GS). 35 miles (60 km) NNE of Evanston.
28  20 12 02.0  43.687 N  105.175 W    0 G           1.4  123   20  WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 45 miles (70 km) SSE of Gillette,
                                                                     Wyoming.
28  20 45 11.2  35.449 N  107.636 W    0 G           1.2  132    8  NEW MEXICO. ML 1.5 (GS). 20 miles (35 km) NNE of Grants.
28  21 09 17.7  41.795 N  108.684 W    0 G           0.9  199   18  WYOMING. ML 2.5 (GS). 30 miles (50 km) ENE of Rock
                                                                     Springs.
28  22 24 18.2  33.069 N  109.364 W    0 G           0.5  174   11  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.6 (GS). 25 miles (40 km) NE of
                                                                     Safford.
29  18 12 54.2  32.929 N  109.330 W    0 G           1.5  145   15  EASTERN ARIZONA. ML 2.5 (GS). 25 miles (35 km) ENE of
                                                                     Safford.
29  20 05 01.3  41.805 N  110.600 W    0 G           0.5  206    8  WYOMING. ML 1.5 (GS). 40 miles (65 km) NNE of Evanston.
29  23 03 59.5  40.336 N  107.774 W    0 G           0.8  136    8  COLORADO. ML 2.3 (GS). 15 miles (25 km) SW of Craig.
30  22 06 37.4  41.770 N  108.432 W    0 G           1.7   79   28  WYOMING. ML 2.6 (GS). 40 miles (65 km) ENE of Rock
                                                                     Springs.
31  19 03 26.9  43.780 N  105.193 W    0 G           1.6  117   38  WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 40 miles (60 km) SSE of Gillette.
31  20 18 13.7  44.162 N  105.424 W    0 G           1.5  105   27  WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 10 miles (15 km) SSE of Gillette.
31  21 47 08.1  35.579 N  108.935 W    0 G           0.9   86   10  NEW MEXICO. ML 2.1 (GS). 10 miles (20 km) WNW of Gallup.


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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