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Synonyms for epicentre

the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake

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La informacion hasta ahora recolectada no permite la evaluacion de parametros macrosismicos como la intensidad epicentral, el epicentro y la profundidad, entre otros.
5 21 Direccion principal de la estructura NO 22 Orden maximo del rio 6 23 Densidad epicentral, h=0-300km (1970-2004) 10.
Damage was extensive to residential and commercial buildings and lifelines in the epicentral region.
La seleccion de los datos para este trabajo tuvo como principales criterios, la claridad en la identificacion de las fases P y S en los sismogramas, una ventana temporal como minimo de 10 segundos de extension desde el arribo de las ondas S, y una localizacion epicentral que no supere en distancia desde el frente de fallas del piedemonte llanero unos 100 km con el fin de garantizar una adecuada iluminacion de los procesos tectonicos presentes en esta region (FIGURA 4).
The area under investigation experienced a moderate sized earthquake on August 7, 1847 (F ayoum earthquake) with epicentral intensity MMI = VII (Maamoun et al.
Nakata (2006), Active faults in the epicentral area of the 2005 Pakistan earthquake, 54 pp.
The epicentral distances to the stations are shown in Table 1.
Depositors saw that the government was unable to take any decision in fiscal matters", while the situation of the economy was becoming increasingly problematic, Spyros Episkopou, ex-banker and chief executive officer of Epicentral Consultancy Ltd.
Influencia de la distancia epicentral sobre los factores de reduccion por ductilidad.
2005) had used the method to find an equation which relates intensities to event magnitude and epicentral distances for the Merida Andes and the Venezuela central region.
Authors have developed a method to compute this acceleration based on model already established by them (1999); which has been used to demarcate "yes" and "no" zones of liquefaction in terms of earthquake magnitude, standard penetration values, initial overburden stress on level ground and epicentral distance.
Tambien se reportaron danos en la zona de los Santos, ubicada 30 km NE de la zona epicentral.
In both cases, we compare the elimination of nearest stations with the elimination of another station, situated at a distance from the epicentral area.
Las valiosas informaciones aportadas por la relacion permiten plantear varias ideas sobre el sismo, entre ellas que la posible zona epicentral esta al suroeste de Muzo y que se trato de un sismo superficial asociado con una fuente sismogenica importante pero relativamente desconocida hasta ahora.
But when the shaking and rolling on June 28 subsided with little damage outside the epicentral region, it soon became evident that the "Big One" had not arrived.