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see HalmaheraHalmahera
or Jailolo
, island (1990 pop. 138,000), c.7,000 sq mi (18,100 sq km), E Indonesia, between New Guinea and Sulawesi, on the equator. The largest of the Moluccas and irregular in shape, it consists of two intersecting mountain ranges (rising to c.
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, Indonesia.
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Ring of fire - Tsunami waves nine centimetres high were detected at Jailolo on Halmahera island, in the Maluku Islands, the meteorological agency said.
54 inches) washed onto the small island of Jailolo but caused no damage.
Meanwhile, at least eight people were killed and 16 others seriously injured in religious-related violence in the Jailolo subdistrict of North Maluku Province on Wednesday, North Maluku Gov.
Among the flooded sub-districts were South Jailolo, West Halmahera district, and Oba.
A number of areas in Indonesia have potential geothermal reserves such as Seulawah (NAD), Tampomas, Cisolok--Sukarame (West Java), Gunung Unggaran (East Java), Ngebel Wilis (East Java) and Jailolo (North Halmahera).
in a village in the Jailolo district of the provincial capital town Ternate, a predominantly Muslim area, the report said.