3300 Lose Power in Big Island Quake

THE BIG ISLAND (Ben Caxton) — 3300 people on the Big Island lost power briefly Saturday night after a 5.2 magnitude earthquake. The temblor, which struck at 5:09 PM, was centered 14 miles from Waikoloa Village at a depth of 10 miles but was felt across the island. A rockfall was reported between mile markers 100 and 110 on Highway 11. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said no tsunami was generated. Hawaii Electric Light said they had restored power to all customers by 7:30 PM.

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