Bulletin: March 2006

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                                                         NO.  3-06-EXP

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY                                                                                        JUN  2, 2006
 
ROUTINE MINING SEISMICITY IN THE UNITED STATES MARCH 2006
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 23 01 01.7 40.216 N 107.743 W 0 G A 0.7 47 21 COLORADO. ML 2.7 (GS). 25 km (15 miles) NE of Meeker. 04 21 03 12.2 43.712 N 105.195 W 0 G A 1.3 121 17 WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette. 07 22 02 16.6 43.690 N 105.181 W 0 G A 1.0 144 33 WYOMING. ML 3.5 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette. 08 19 04 23.7 43.714 N 105.148 W 0 G A 1.0 90 20 WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette. 09 19 01 17.1 43.704 N 105.145 W 0 G A 1.1 141 20 WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette. 10 19 12 50.3 43.702 N 105.168 W 0 G A 1.1 122 27 WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette. 11 19 00 17.7 43.716 N 105.195 W 0 G A 1.2 74 17 WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette. 15 21 06 10.6 43.718 N 105.204 W 0 G A 0.8 120 26 WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) SSE of Gillette. 17 19 03 38.6 43.720 N 105.245 W 0 G A 1.2 118 16 WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) SSE of Gillette. 18 18 58 24.3 43.733 N 105.215 W 0 G A 0.8 119 25 WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) SSE of Gillette. 18 21 52 11.2* 43.640 N 104.760 W 0 G B 1.0 145 7 WYOMING. ML 2.7 (GS). 50 km (30 miles) WSW of Newcastle. 18 23 02 04.1 40.195 N 107.714 W 0 G A 1.2 93 19 COLORADO. ML 2.9 (GS). 25 km (15 miles) NE of Meeker. 18 23 48 08.8* 43.287 N 104.237 W 0 G B 1.4 218 8 WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) S of Newcastle. 19 20 21 45.1 43.763 N 105.293 W 0 G A 1.2 114 17 WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 60 km (40 miles) SSE of Gillette. 19 23 28 40.5* 41.789 N 108.686 W 0 G B 1.1 207 9 WYOMING. ML 2.7 (GS). 50 km (30 miles) ENE of Rock Springs. 19 23 57 04.5? 43.82 N 105.00 W 0 G C 0.6 132 5 WYOMING. ML 2.6 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) W of Newcastle. 20 23 55 41.7 41.762 N 108.670 W 0 G A 1.5 77 21 WYOMING. ML 2.8 (GS). 50 km (30 miles) ENE of Rock Springs. 21 19 21 32.0* 43.762 N 105.197 W 0 G B 1.5 122 16 WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) SSE of Gillette. 22 21 04 50.5 43.761 N 105.298 W 0 G A 1.3 114 30 WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 60 km (35 miles) SSE of Gillette. 23 18 19 44.6 45.141 N 106.776 W 0 G A 1.3 65 28 EASTERN MONTANA. ML 3.3 (GS). 40 km (25 miles) NNE of Sheridan. 23 20 01 53.3 43.632 N 105.169 W 0 G A 0.7 126 20 WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS). 80 km (50 miles) SSE of Gillette. 24 18 01 55.4* 47.419 N 92.973 W 0 G B 1.4 189 8 MINNESOTA. mbLg 2.9 (GS). NEAR Hibbing. 26 19 13 15.8 43.710 N 105.188 W 0 G A 1.0 121 15 WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 70 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette. 27 20 06 33.5 43.746 N 105.233 W 0 G A 1.0 117 17 WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 65 km (40 miles) SSE of Gillette. 28 21 03 25.0 43.799 N 105.188 W 0 G A 1.3 116 12 WYOMING. ML 3.0 (GS). 60 km (35 miles) SSE of Gillette. 31 19 10 37.2 43.690 N 105.206 W 0 G A 0.6 121 23 WYOMING. ML 3.1 (GS). 75 km (45 miles) SSE of Gillette.

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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