What is an epicenter?

What is an epicenter?The point of origin of an earthquake inside the Earth is called the focus, and the point on the surface directly above it is the epicenter. Severe earthquakes are usually shallow focus-that is, they occur within 60 km (37 miles) of the surface.

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