Posted at 2:32 a.m., Sunday, June 10, 2007
Earthquake rattles portions of Indonesia
Advertiser StaffThe timing of Gov. Linda Lingle's visit to Indonesia for meetings with tsunami experts and government
officials on emergency preparedness seems eerily coincidental.
An earthquake assigned a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 jolted portions of Indonesia about 950 miles northwest of Jakarta about 5 a.m. Hawaii time Saturday morning.
The were no reports of injuries, damage or a tsunami resulting from the temblor, which was centered in Indonesia's Simeulue Region.