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
in a village in the Jailolo
district of the provincial capital town Ternate, a predominantly Muslim area, the report said.