Hypocenter meaning

hīpə-sĕntər
The surface position directly beneath the center of a nuclear explosion.
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The focus point of an earthquake.
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(US) Alternative spelling of hypocentre.
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Ground zero.
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Origin of hypocenter

  • From Ancient Greek ὑπό (under) + κέντρον (center)

    From Wiktionary