Epicentre


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Geomedicine The point on the earth’s surface directly above the origin (hypocentre) of an earthquake
Vox populi The term has been widely used to refer to the centre or fulcrum of any situation
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There was widespread panic in Afghan capital Kabul, 150 miles south-west of the epicentre.
EPICentre provides the tools and support young entrepreneurs need to connect and learn from mentors and one another, says UWindsor president Alan Wildeman.
Many areas around the epicentre are particularly susceptible to landslides.
The epicentre of the earthquake was Warwick and while it could be felt across the Midlands, there was no damage.
The night concluded with a networking social on the outdoor patio of Vida Cantina, a portion of the event shared with Orange Barrel Media, provider of digital media content and advertising for EpiCentre.
A resident of Naypyitaw, 365km south of the quake's epicentre, said several window panes of the parliament building had broken.
The official Xinhua news agency said many people had rushed outdoors after the first quake shook buildings in Yunnan's Zhaotong city, which administers Yiliang and is about 30 kilometres from the epicentre.
Officials at the IMF have said that the eurozone was at the epicentre of the ongoing crisis.
Villebrun said he was concerned that all staff at the EpiCentre was contracted out by a company called Okaki, which was owned by EpiCentre's director Dr.
Phone lines were down in the country, making confirmation of damage difficult, especially further south toward the epicentre.
There is a possibility of a local tsunami that could affect coasts located usually no more than a hundred kilometers from the earthquake epicentre," it warned.
He said he could not confirm a report from China's Xinhua News Agency that a group of 15 British tourists "were out of reach on Tuesday morning in Wenchuan", the epicentre of the earthquake.