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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes Hawaii
By GREG SMALL, Associated Press Writer 2 minutes ago
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 struck was felt across Hawaii early Sunday, causing a landslide that blocked a major highway on Hawaii Island, the Pacific Tsunami Center said.
Power outages were reported across the state and there were unconfirmed reports of injuries, according to the State Civil Defense. Problems with communication prevented more definite reports.
Gov. Linda Lingle said in a radio interview with KSSK from Hawaii Island that she had no report of any fatalities. She said boulders fell on highways, rock walls fell down and television had been knocked off of stands, she had no reports of building damage.
The quake occurred at 7:07 a.m. local time, 10 miles north-northwest of Kailua Kona, a town on the west coast of the Big Island, said Don Blakeman, a geophysicist at the National Earthquake Information Center, part of the U.S. Geological Survey......
Originally posted by asala
Power is all knocked out in Hawaiian Islands,
no tsunami has happened,
live stream from hawaiian news
This is an odd place for this to have happened??