Aid has been slow to trickle in, due to damage to roads leading to the affected areas and the relatively remote location of the island. Two days later, rescuers are still pulling survivors from the rubble.
Hundreds who survived Sunday's quake were huddled in evacuation centres. They are now sleeping outside, some subsisting on crackers and chili sauce as food supplies run out.
Many remain traumatized from the Sunday quake, aid workers told CNN, afraid to return indoors in case of powerful aftershocks.
Motorcycles parked on the street in northern Lombok's Tanjung district toppled over and the walls of some nearby buildings collapsed.
Almost a week since the 7.0 quake, Lombok is still reeling but glimmers of normality were returning for some and devout villagers are making plans for temporary replacements of mosques that were flattened.
Lombok was hit by three big quakes in little more than a week. Soon after, ambulances began whizzing by, sounding their sirens.
He said that his friends in central Lombok told him that houses there had started to crack.
President Jokowi has said he would leave for Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), to visit the victims of the Lombok quake next week.
Lombok is a roughly 4,500 sq km (1,700 sq miles) island east of the slightly larger island of Bali.
Indonesia is no stranger to earthquakes.
Lying on the fault lines in the Pacific Basin, Indonesia is a hotspot for earthquakes.
Another strong quake with a magnitude of 6.2 has hit Indonesia's Lombok island, causing some buildings to collapse, according to witnesses and the South-East Asian nation's meteorology and geophysics agency.
"She was praying when the natural disaster happened", said her uncle Tarna, who gave a single name. The quake struck Sunday night on the popular resort island of Lombok.
In total, an estimated 20,000 people have been displaced by the massive natural disaster.
FACEBOOK says it "regrets" an algorithm blunder that caused balloons and confetti to appear over posts about the deadly natural disaster in Indonesia this month.
While other government agencies have reported the death toll to have risen to 347, the national disaster agency has stood by its toll of 131. He cautioned the number is expected to rise.
Almost 1500 people have been hospitalised with serious injuries from Sunday's quake and more than 156,000 have been displaced due to the extensive damage to thousands of homes.
The quakes have prompted tourists to flee during what is otherwise the peak season for the island destination famous for its beaches. No tsunami warning has been issued.