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A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck off the southeast coast of Hawaii island

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The quake occurred on Tuesday night and was not large enough to generate a tsunami

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The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the earthquake struck at 9:27 p.m

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The quake was centered about 7.5 miles southeast of Pahala and 47 miles south-southwest of Hilo

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The earthquake had a depth of about 20 miles

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center stated that no tsunami was expected

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However, some areas may have experienced shaking

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Residents advised to check for damage to utilities & structures

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The earthquake had no effect on volcanic activity at Kilauea or Mauna Loa according to the USGS

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