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    Earthquake hits off Hawaii's coast (Non Event)

    Earthquake hits off Hawaii's coast


    (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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    A 4.4 could be mistaken for a passing truck.
    The strongest I've felt so far is a 5.2. That shakes the whole house around.
    As luck had it, my first earthquake was while I was sat on the bog so my underwear was undamaged.

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