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Seismic investigations in Wyoming as part of the Wagon Wheel definition studies

January 1, 1994

As part of the Wagon Wheel definition studies, seismic investigations were conducted in Wyoming by personnel of the United States Geological Survey, Las Vegas, Nevada. From March 22, 1973 to February 22, 1974, a seismograph station recorded seismic activity at five different areas in the vicinity of the proposed Project Wagon Wheel location in the Green River basin of Wyoming. The short period vertical component station, located near and around ground zero (GZ) operated for approximately two months at each of five locations at distances from 3 to 21 km from GZ. 

One hundred and twenty nine (129) natural and man -made events identifiable as located within a radius of 100 km from the station were recorded during tile eleven-month study. Calculated magnitudes ranged from ML - 0. 6 toML 2.6.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1974
Title Seismic investigations in Wyoming as part of the Wagon Wheel definition studies
DOI 10.3133/ofr7430
Authors Kenneth C. Bayer, Geraldine M. Wuollet
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 74-30
Index ID ofr7430
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization