Bulletin: September 2003

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                                                         NO.  9-03-EXP
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY                                                                                        NOV 12, 2003
 
                                      ROUTINE MINING SEISMICITY IN THE UNITED STATES
 
                                                       SEPTEMBER 2003
 
 
  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                                                
 
09  21 12 54.7  43.876 N  105.299 W    0 G           1.1  106   12  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 50 km (30 miles) SSE of Gillette.
18  21 12 06.5  44.003 N  105.369 W    0 G           1.0  115    9  WYOMING. ML 3.4 (GS). 35 km (20 miles) SSE of Gillette.
19  18 14 24.8  36.914 N  104.757 W    0 G           0.9  103   10  NEW MEXICO. 30 km (20 miles) W of Raton.
20  18 38 17.3* 44.115 N  105.322 W    0 G           1.7   85   16  WYOMING. mbLg 3.0 (GS). 25 km (15 miles) SE of Gillette.
22  18 11 53.8  43.826 N  105.309 W    0 G           0.9  111   12  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 55 km (35 miles) SSE of Gillette.
23  12 39 49.6  38.937 N  107.490 W    1 G           1.6   80   11  COLORADO. ML 2.7 (GS). 10 km (5 miles) NE of Paonia.
28  21 25 40.3  36.417 N  110.323 W    0 G           0.8  100   11  ARIZONA. ML 2.5 (GS). ML 2.5 (GS). 35 km (20 miles) S
                                                                     of Kayenta.
29  20 10 14.6  43.841 N  105.293 W    0 G           0.8   50   28  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 55 km (35 miles) SSE of Gillette.
30  18 03 37.8  43.792 N  105.264 W    0 G           1.2  112   13  WYOMING. ML 3.2 (GS). 60 km (35 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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