Bulletin: November 2002

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                                                         NO. 11-02-EXP
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY                                                                                        DEC 23, 2002
 
                                      ROUTINE MINING SEISMICITY IN THE UNITED STATES
 
                                                       NOVEMBER 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                                                
 
05  22 04 09.1* 43.707 N  105.285 W    0 G           1.4  122    8  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 40 miles (65 km) SSE of Gillette.
11  19 02 45.2  43.756 N  105.278 W    0 G           1.1  131   10  WYOMING. ML 2.9 (GS). 40 miles (60 km) SSE of Gillette.
14  19 02 33.4* 43.729 N  105.226 W    0 G           0.9  247   10  WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS).
15  19 04 35.9  43.906 N  105.557 W    0 G           0.4  168    7  WYOMING. ML 2.9 (GS).
15  21 04 09.6  43.583 N  105.230 W    0 G           0.3  186   12  WYOMING. ML 3.7 (GS).
16  19 02 48.1* 43.729 N  105.326 W    0 G           1.3  131   11  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 40 miles (65 km) SSE of Gillette.
17  19 05 05.3? 43.36  N  105.78  W    0 G           0.7  246    7  WYOMING. ML 3.3 (GS).
22  20 22 48.9  43.971 N  105.339 W    0 G           0.7  147   17  WYOMING
27  21 20 53.8  44.047 N  105.381 W    0 G           1.0  142   25  WYOMING. ML 3.5 (GS). 15 miles (25 km) SSE of Gillette.
28  22 39 29.3  43.874 N  105.269 W    0 G           0.8  100    7  WYOMING. ML 2.5 (GS). 30 miles (50 km) SSE of Gillette.
30  20 00 00.0  44.245 N  105.344 W    0 G           1.4  102   15  WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 10 miles (15 km) ESE 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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