Updated at 9:02 a.m., Sunday, October 15, 2006
Evacuations on the Big Island
Advertiser StaffTwo other earthquakes more recent than this that were bigger. in 1975 an kalapana measured 7.2 and in 1983 the so-called ka'oiki quake centered neard volcano 6.6.
Kona Hospital has suffered major structural damage, and evaucations have been made to Yano Hall.
The Royal Kona Resort ihas structured major structural damage with guests and staff evacuated to kona gym.
The Honokaa Longterm Care Facility has suffered major damage with evacuation to Kona gym.
The Kohala Hospital has ceiling damage, and patients have been moved to the dining room.