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Synonyms for epicenter

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

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Steve DeFrancesco, Health Monitoring chief information officer, added that as the open source EpiCenter is being used by increasing numbers of public health agencies, Health Monitoring Systems stands ready to assist in other disaster drills.
Six new American academic institutions join the five existing Epicenters working to discover new ways to protect patients from dangerous germs.
In a multi-channel world, consumers expect merchants to have retail stores," said Antony Lee, CEO of Epicenter.
The Epicenter Collection has been designed specifically to make merchants' transition into retail as easy and cost-effective as possible.
Silver suggests pre-quake tectonic changes could have altered the plumbing system of the geyser, located 180 km from the epicenter.
With the launch of EpiCenter, we are ushering in a new era for public health, allowing them to move beyond the limited biosurveillance and syndromic surveillance systems to build true community health surveillance programs," said Kevin Hutchison, HMS president and CEO.
The dirt was piled up in mounds outside The Epicenter.
The epicenter has been in Sofia, at the 8th km of the "Tsarigradsko Shosse" Boulevard towards the Sofia Airport.
The epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km to the south-east of Osh city, 45 km to the south-west of Uzghen town, Institute of Seismology said.
Startup Epicenter is the premier event focused on promoting entrepreneurial development and peer-to-peer networking.
Following Monday's series finale at the Epicenter, the JetHawks will bus back to Lancaster, then get up early Tuesday and head all the way back up to Stockton for a three-game series with the Ports.
The 1934 and 1966 quakes had the same epicenter and magnitude, adding weight to the notion of Parkfield's characteristic quakes.
He said the epicenter in the north of the county was an uninhabited area, and no tremor was felt at the county seat.