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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 2:32 a.m., Sunday, June 10, 2007

Earthquake rattles portions of Indonesia

Advertiser Staff

The 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.