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what is the epicenter of an earthquake
The epicenter is the point on the Earth's surface that is directly above the hypocentre or focus, the point where an earthquake or underground explosion originates.
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The epicenter is the point on the Earth's surface that is directly above the hypocentre or focus, the point where an earthquake or underground explosion originates.
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