Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
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
References in periodicals archive ?
He became even more concerned after photos surfaced of an EpiCentre staff meeting in Hawaii.
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.
Many areas around the epicentre are particularly susceptible to landslides.
7 while depth of these jolts was 230 kilometres and epicentre was North India.
Guest of Honour, Senior Chief Kachindamoto said, This epicentre has come as a saviour for us.
Zipingpu reservoir is upstream from Dujiangyan which was near the epicentre of the 7.
September 2000: Bud-brooke, near Warwick, was the epicentre of one of the largest tremors to hit the region, measuring 4.