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Earthquake History for March 29th
From Earthquake Information Bulletin, Volume 2, Number 1.
From United States Earthquakes, 1954.
- April 03, 1868.
One of the Largest Earthquakes in the United States.
At Kahuku, a stone house was destroyed, the chimney of the Mission parsonage was thrown down, and the walls of the stone church were cracked. At Kona, stone walls were thrown down, masses of rock were thrown off the cliff at the bay, stone buildings were damaged, and the cisterns of the Kona Plantation were cracked. At Waiohinu, walls were shaken down, and the stone church was cracked from top to bottom. Also slightly felt at Hilo.
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