hypocenter[hī′pō sen′tər, -pə-]
hypocenter definition by Webster's New World
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- the focus point of an earthquake
- ground zero
hypocenter definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The surface position directly beneath the center of a nuclear explosion.
- hyˌpo·cenˈtral adjective