(ETH) – A powerful magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia 45km southwest of Malang city in East Java according to the USGS.

The earthquake triggered an alert stating: “Based on historical data and tsunami modeling, this earthquake may be capable of generating a tsunami affecting the Indian Ocean region. So far no tsunami has been reported, however, One witness said: “Not bad. Felt shakes for about 4-5 seconds.”

Another person, who lives in Malang City in East Java, around 95km from the epicenter, 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.”


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Others said it was a “long slow rumble” and their windows were “rattling like a heavy truck passed close by”. Another stated that they felt their apartment “swaying from left to right” for several seconds. Another testimony read: “Rattling windows and slightly moving furniture. Mild headache.” Most witnesses claim they only felt minor shakes that lasted just a couple of seconds and no damage has been reported, according to reports.

Ricky Scaparo is the pastor and founder of the international ministry End Time Headlines. A ministry that provides resources to equip believers and to inform the discerning of the signs and seasons in which we live. His mission is to inform his readers and viewers of prophetic events and how they are unfolding before our very eyes through news and headlines presented from a prophetic perspective in light of the Holy Bible.