Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Earthquake hits off Hawaii's coast

clipped from www.cnn.com
A 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck Hawaii Monday evening.

(CNN) -- A 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck Hawaii on Monday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck about 6:30 p.m. (11:30 p.m. ET) and was 19.3 miles (31.1 km) deep. The epicenter was 13 miles (20 km) southwest of the coastal region of Laupahoehoe and 189 miles (304 km) east of Honolulu, the USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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