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2 small quakes shake the Big Island

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    The blue dots show the epicenter of two small earthquakes that shook Hawaii island Monday night and Tuesday morning.

Two small earthquakes shook the west and southeast sides of Hawaii island overnight.

An earthquake with an initial magnitude of 3.2, struck just after 3 a.m., 7 miles west-southwest of Waikoloa and 19 miles north-northeast of Kailua-Kona, and at a depth of about 26 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The Big Island experienced another small earthquake Monday night. The magnitude 3.1 earthquake struck at about 10:09 p.m. about 10 miles northeast of Hawaiian Ocean View and about 39 miles southeast of Kailua-Kona at a depth of about .3 miles.

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