A brief history of moderate or strong earthquakes that have struck in Hawaii, from the U.S. Geological Survey:

_ 6.6 preliminary, Kailua Kona, Oct. 15, 2006. Caused power outages, landslides and some property damage, according to early reports.

_ 5.2, Naalehu, July 17, 2005

_ 5.3, Paauilo, July 15, 2005

_ 6.1, off coast near Volcano, Jun. 25, 1989.

_ 6.7, Kaoiki, Nov. 16, 1983

_ 7.2, Kalapana, Nov. 29, 1975. Tsunami killed two people in Halape.

_ 6.9, Kona, Aug. 21, 1951

_ 6.8, Maui, Jan. 22, 1938

_ 6.5, Holualoa, Oct. 6, 1929

_ 6.8, Lanai, Feb. 19, 1871

_ 7.9, Ka'u district, April 2, 1868. Hawaii's largest earthquake, caused 77 deaths and knocked down homes made of stone, wood or straw. Landslides buried homes, and a tsunami drowned dozens of the victims.

_ 7.0, Ka'u district, March 28, 1868. A foreshock of the April 2 earthquake.

_ 7.0, south flank of Kilauea, June 2, 1923

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Source: U.S. Geological Survey