Origin of epicenter
Related formsep·i·cen·tral, adjective
Examples from the Web for epicenter
Since then, Kisangani has been the epicenter of nearly every rebellion in the Congo.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It seemed that I, a staunch feminist, had found myself in the epicenter of macho culture.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fact that these tensions are present even at the epicenter of the mindfulness world is telling.
Liberia, the epicenter of the epidemic, was relying on just 50 doctors to care for the entire nation before the outbreak occurred.Why New York’s Ebola Case Will Hurt Infected Patients Everywhere|Abby Haglage|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It removes Europe as the epicenter of creativity in a post-African world.
The ground motion near the epicenter was so violent that the tops of some trees were snapped off.
The location of an earthquake is commonly described by the geographic position of its epicenter and by its focal depth.
The Santa Cruz mountains suffered little damage from the seismic waves, even though they were close to the epicenter.