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On June 26th...

M6.5 - Hawaii, 1989

Five people injured slightly, 5 homes destroyed and about 100 homes damaged in the Puna District. Landslides occurred in several places and blocked a road at Honomu. Slight damage (VI) at Hawaii National Park, Hilo, Honomu and Keaau. Felt (V) at Honokaa, Kapaau, Kurtistown, Ninole, Ookala, Paauhau and Volcano; (IV) at Hakalau, Hawi, Holualoa, Honaunau, Laupahoehoe and Pahala. Felt throughout the island of Hawaii. Also felt on Maui and Oahu. A small tsunami was generated with maximum wave heights (peak-to-trough) of 57 cm at Honuapo, 21 cm at Kapoho and 14 cm at Hilo.

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