The earthquake of a magnitude of 6.1 occurred in the Pacific ocean, 56 km West of Macquarie island, Australia, Tasmania. The epicenter of the earthquake lies at a depth of 10km.
Macquarie island in the southern Pacific ocean (about 1.5 thousand km South-East of the island of Tasmania). Macquarie island belongs to Australia, and refers to the state of Tasmania.
The permanent population on the island under the jurisdiction of the Australian state of Tasmania, no. However, the island is frequently visited by scientists. In addition, there is the Australian station, Macquarie island, where I work, depending on the season, from 25 to 40 employees.