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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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There was widespread panic in Afghan capital Kabul, 150 miles south-west of the epicentre.
EPICentre provides the tools and support young entrepreneurs need to connect and learn from mentors and one another, says UWindsor president Alan Wildeman.
The epicentre of the earthquake was Warwick and while it could be felt across the Midlands, there was no damage.
The night concluded with a networking social on the outdoor patio of Vida Cantina, a portion of the event shared with Orange Barrel Media, provider of digital media content and advertising for EpiCentre.
A resident of Naypyitaw, 365km south of the quake's epicentre, said several window panes of the parliament building had broken.
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 he was concerned that all staff at the EpiCentre was contracted out by a company called Okaki, which was owned by EpiCentre's director Dr.
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.
He said he could not confirm a report from China's Xinhua News Agency that a group of 15 British tourists "were out of reach on Tuesday morning in Wenchuan", the epicentre of the earthquake.
The landmark event was spun out of a web portal called Epicentre, spearheaded by the artistic director of Mala Scena Theater in Zagreb, Ivica Simic.
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.
NASDAQ:ILMN) today announced that it has acquired Epicentre Biotechnologies, a leading provider of nucleic acid sample preparation reagents and specialty enzymes used in sequencing and microarray applications.
The epicentre of the new quake was southeast of Kodari, 76 kilometres northeast of Kathmandu - an area already affected by the 25 April quake that killed thousands of people, OCHA said in a flash update.