President Joko Widodo recently visited the affected region to observe the conditions of evacuees and the evacuation process.
The president said that the government buildings collapsed by the earthquake will be rebuilt so that public services could resume immediately.
The government will also provide financial aid for damaged houses, he added.
In the last 30 days, Indonesia was struck by three quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above, 22 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 143 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 367 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 247 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0, according to authorities.
There were also 13 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people do not normally feel.
On September 26, 2019, at least 41 people were killed, 1,578 others injured, while more than 150,000 were evacuated when an earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale struck the Seram Island in Maluku.
There were at least 1,105 aftershocks in Maluku after the temblor.
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