TRIBUNNEWS.COM – The earthquake in Lombok occurred with as many as 1,005 aftershocks that took place in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) according to the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB).
BNPB Head of Information Information and Public Relations Sutopo Purwo Nugroho explained that the number was divided into two periods.
Since the earthquake with a force of 6.4 on July 29, 2018 to the order of magnitude of 6.9 on August 19, 2018, there were 825 earthquakes.
"(Earthquake has magnitude 6.9) followed by aftershocks until today at 10:00 WIB, 180 aftershocks," said Sutopo on Graha BNPB, Tuesday (08/21/2018).
"These are double earthquakes, good doublet-out names," he continued.
According to Sutopo, the aftershocks delayed the processing process and made the community more traumatized.
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