The warning was issued bt Tsunami Service Provider INDONESIA in support of the UNESCO/IOC Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWMS). The two organisations will monitor the situation and issue any further bulletins as information becomes available.
It is believed the earthquake was felt more than 90km from the epicentre.
One person said it was “hard and long”.
While another said: “Not bad. Felt shakes for about 4-5 seconds.”
Someone else said they “really felt the vibration”.
One person, who lives in Malang City in East Java, around 95km from the epicentre, said: “The ground was moving randomly while I was in my room.
“My parents woke up from their nap.
“I estimated the duration of the earthquake was about 20 seconds and it stopped.”
Another person said it was a “long slow rumble” and their windows were “rattling like a heavy truck passed close by”.
Someone else said they felt their apartment “swaying from left to right” for several seconds.
Another testimony read: “Rattling windows and slightly moving furniture. Mild headache.”
Witnesses only felt minor shakes lasting just a couple of seconds and no damage has been caused, according to reports.
However, one person said: “Everything started sharking and everyone was screaming, ‘Earthquake. Head outside quickly’.”
More to follow…