Earthquake measured 5.4 Richter shakes Ceram Sea, Indonesia

September 16th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Cerum Sea
There was an earthquake at Ceram Sea, Indonesia with the magnitude of 5.4. The quake occured on tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 01:12:53 UTC (-Coordinated Universal Time ) and at 08:12:53 AM local time reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter is 145 km (90 miles) North of Ambon, 355 km (220 miles) SSE of Ternate, 1155 km (720 miles) NNW of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
2400 km (1490 miles) E of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia, with the depth of 43 km (26.7 miles).

Ceram Sea , is among a few small seas in the islands of Indonesia , and also a part of Pacific Ocean. The sea is located between the islands of Buru and Ceram.

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