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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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The Afghan authorities said 52 of their citizens had died, but it will take several days to get accurate casualty figures because the area around the epicentre is so remote.
As well, two of EPICentre s incubation modules will now be known as the RBC Innovation Space.
6 magnitude tremor with the epicentre in Kodari and a 6.
One of the biggest Midlands earthquakes in living memory hit on April 2, 1990, with the epicentre identified as Bishops Castle in Shropshire.
The epicentre of the second and third quake, at 1:55 am with an intensity of 2.
7 while depth of these jolts was 230 kilometres and epicentre was North India.
Among the featured signage improvements at EpiCentre is SNA's LED S|Video screens, including two 16mm pixel pitch displays as part of a three-sided sign, two double-sided 10mm blade displays and a curved 10mm ticker, all of which dynamically display information and advertising.
Further damage was reported in Mogok, a major gem-mining area that is just east of the earthquake's epicentre.
Media reports quoted Raipur Met office director M L Sahu, as saying: "It appears to be a low intensity earthquake with its epicentre nearly 150 kms away from Jabalpur.
The epicentre of the quakes was about 15 kilometres from Yiliang county town in Yunnan province, the administration said.
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The First Nations EpiCentre, which was created in 2007, conducts epidemiology analysis and has received up to $5 million from Health Canada.
The epicentre was on the Afghan side of the Hindu Kush mountain range, and Pakistan's chief meteorologist Riaz Khan said that the remote location of the earthquake saved both countries from major damage.
Its epicentre was just 75 miles from Concepcion, Chile's second-largest city, where more than 200,000 people live along the Bio Bio river, and 60 miles from the ski town of Chillan, a gateway to Andean ski resorts that was destroyed in a 1939 earthquake.
There was a possibility of a local tsunami that could affect coasts no more than 62 miles from the epicentre of the earthquake, the warning centre said.