Noun(1) the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
(1) The epicenter of the earthquake was on land - unlike last month's quake - and caused no tsunami.(2) This was the area that was orientated directly towards the epicenter of the earthquake, and therefore to the tsunami.(3) Relief workers arrived to find devastation in the region closest to the epicenter of the earthquake that spawned the killer tsunami.(4) Its epicenter , the location on the earth's surface directly above the quake, was at Duck Creek.(5) The geographic point directly above the focus is called the earthquake epicenter .(6) The death-toll lag has come from the country nearest the underwater epicenter of the earthquake, Indonesia.(7) the patient was at the epicenter of concern(8) By the late 1980s and 1990s, however, there had been a shift in the epicenter of concern about ecology.(9) Police feared the number of casualties could rise even further once authorities reach remote areas, including a tiny island closest to the epicentre of the earthquake, which struck on Sunday night.(10) The epicentre of military action, and therefore, of military losses, in the European war was the German - Soviet war.(11) ‘Our information is that there was a tsunami but it was rather small, of the order of one to two metres in Wewak town and it was also recorded at Karkar island, which is about 350 km to the east of the epicentral area,’ he said.(12) We propose that this transcurrent structure within the Adria plate exerts a major control on the seismotectonic behaviour of the epicentral area of the 2002 Molise seismic sequence.(13) And at the epicentre of the military build-up is it's air base.(14) The area is an epicentre for earthquakes caused by tectonic plates moving apart.(15) She recalled an investigation from a couple of years back, when they discovered themselves at the epicentre of an earth tremor, the largest the country had seen for years.(16) The point nearest to the surface is the epicentre and marks the site where the quake is strongest.
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