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epicentre

(ˈɛpɪˌsɛntə) or

epicenter

n
1. (Geological Science) Also called: epicentrum the point on the earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake or underground nuclear explosion. Compare focus6
2. informal the absolute centre of something: the epicentre of world sprinting.
[C19: from New Latin epicentrum, from Greek epikentros over the centre, from epi- + kentron needle; see centre]
ˌepiˈcentral adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.epicentre - the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
geographic point, geographical point - a point on the surface of the Earth
Translations
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epicentre

epicenter (US) [ˈepɪsentəʳ] Nepicentro m

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[ˈɛpɪsɛntər] epicenter (US) népicentre m

epicentre

, (US) epicenter
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epicentre

epicenter (Am) [ˈɛpɪˌsɛntəʳ] nepicentro
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The epicentre of the quake was 140 miles below the Hindu Kush mountains in the far north-east of Afghanistan.
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The epicentre of the new quake was southeast of Kodari, 76 kilometres northeast of Kathmandu - an area already affected by the 25 April quake that killed thousands of people, OCHA said in a flash update.
Hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 1,000 km of the earthquake epicentre along the coasts of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands", the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said.
8 on the Richter scale and was felt over 60 miles away from its epicentre 2.
The temblor had its epicentre 43 km north of the summer capital of Ladakh - Leh, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).
2 while its depth was 44 kilo meters and epicentre of this quake was Pak-Afghan-Tajikistan border.
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8 on the Richter Scale at 4:14 pm, was epicentre on Pakistan-Iran border, Indian Meteorological Department said.
42am local time with the epicentre near the town of Shwebo.
The epicentre of the earthquake was 27 kilometeres below earth surface.
6-magnitude quake with an almost identical epicentre hit the same area at 12:16 pm.