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5/25/2007

Earthquake rattles Hawaii near volcano

Breaking Earth News
Hawaii, USA
San Francisco - An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale shook Hawaii's Big Island on Thursday, but no injuries or damage were reported, local media reported.
The epicentre of the quake was near the Kilauea volcano in Volcanoes National Park, reported the Honolulu Star Bulletin. It was the largest earthquake in the area for at least 50 years.
A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck in October near the Big Island, causing millions of dollars in damage but no deaths or serious injuries.
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