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What is the epicenter of the earthquake?

Epicenter

The epicenter is the point on the earth's surface vertically above the hypocenter (or focus), point in the crust where a seismic rupture begins.
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The epicenter is the point on land directly above the focus. The focus is also called the hypocenter of an earthquake. The vibrating waves travel away from the focus of the earthquake in all directions.

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