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hypocenter

Syllabification: hy·po·cen·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈhīpəˌsen(t)ər/

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Definition of hypocenter in English:

noun

1The underground focus point of an earthquake. Compare with epicenter.
2 another term for ground zero.

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