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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Singapore finance minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, who is also the chairman of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, said, 'We face a confluence of sovereign debt and banking risks, with the epicentre of that being in the euro area.
Villebrun said Samanani was originally a Health Canada employee but he left his position to become director of the EpiCentre.
A key component of the acquisition is direct access to Epicentre's proprietary Nextera technology for next-generation sequencing library preparation, which simplifies genetic analysis workflows and reduces time from sample preparation to answer.
"An earthquake of this size has the potential to generate a destructive tsunami that can strike coastlines near the epicentre within minutes and more distant coastlines within hours," the centre said.
"Regions near the epicentre should be aware of this possibility.
Chinese media said thousands of people remained buried in Mianzhu near the epicentre. The 7.9 magnitude quake is the most powerful to hit China in 30 years.
They are part of a pounds 500,000 project funded by the Epicentre Partnership and Ellesmere Port and Neston Council.
The village of Carr-bridge, Inverness-shire, was near the epicentre of the tremor that measured 2.2 on the Richter scale.
Assistant Metrologist at the National Seismic MoniAtoring Centre (NSMC) Islamabad Zahid Abbas while talking to Dawn said the epicentre of the earthquake was Hindu Kush mountain in AfghaAnistan where its magnitude was recorded at 5.8.
According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the earthquake measured 5.3 and the epicentre at a depth of 113km was the Hindu Kush mountain region in Afghanistan.
According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) the magnitude on Richter scale was 5.1 whereas epicentre was border of Afghanistan and Tajikistan.