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epicentre

(US), epicenter
the point on the earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake or underground nuclear explosion
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Few reports of damages to buildings were received from the near by areas of the epicentre.
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.
One of the biggest Midlands earthquakes in living memory hit on April 2, 1990, with the epicentre identified as Bishops Castle in Shropshire.
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 epicenters of the Kurile earthquakes were bedded at depths from 55 to 60 kilometres, the epicentre in the Sea of Okhotsk was bedded at a depth of 480 kilometres.
Officials at the IMF have said that the eurozone was at the epicentre of the ongoing crisis.
The First Nations EpiCentre, which was created in 2007, conducts epidemiology analysis and has received up to $5 million from Health Canada.
12 January 2011 - US life science tools maker Illumina Inc (NASDAQ: ILMN) said yesterday it has purchased Epicentre Biotechnologies, a provider of nucleic acid sample preparation reagents and specialty enzymes used in sequencing and microarray applications, for an undisclosed sum.
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.