Jailolo Volcano | John Seach


Halmahera, Indonesia

1.08 N, 127.42 E
summit elevation 1130 m

Jailolo volcano is located on the NW coast of Halmahera, Indonesia.

The volcano consists of Jailolo stratovolcano in the centre of the complex, a 1.6 km diameter caldera (Idamdehe) in the west, and small calderas west and SW of Jailolo.

Kailupa cone forms a small volcanic island off the southern coast of the peninsula. Lava flows extend east of Jailolo stratovolcano. Hot springs are located on the NW coast of the caldera.

2013 Earthquake
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit 5 km northeast of Jailolo volcano on January 6 2013. The focus was at depth of 150 km.

1883 Activity
Hot mudflows occurred at Jailolo in 1883.

Further reading
Passarelli, Luigi, et al. "Magmatic or Not Magmatic? The 2015–2016 Seismic Swarm at the Long-Dormant Jailolo Volcano, West Halmahera, Indonesia." Frontiers in Earth Science 6 (2018): 79.

Ramadhan, Yuris, et al. "Geoscientific Survey Results from the Jailolo Geothermal Field, Northern Halmahera, Indonesia." (2012).

Jailolo Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.