UPDATE: Indonesia's quake agency lifted the tsunami warning, Reuters reported at 4:56 a.m. local time (5:56 p.m. EDT).
A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the the Southern coast of Indonesia's Java island on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was lightly felt on cities on the Island, according to an intensity map by the USGS.
The quake was located 197 miles (318 km) south of Bandung, and 149 miles (241 km) east northeast of Australia's Christmas Island.
The 6.7 Quake struck at 3:06 a.m. local time (4:06 p.m. EDT).
Indonesia's quake agency rated the quake a 7.1 magnitude temblor and issued a tsunami warning, according to Reuters. The report was issued at 4:03 a.m. local time (5:03 p.m. EDT)
The quake was 186 miles (300 km) south of the coastal city of Cilacap.
Soeharjono, spokesman for the agency, told Reuters people in the city were panicking.
Most of them are evacuating to higher ground, he said.