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The epicentre is directly abuin the yirdquauk's hypocentre (focus).

The epicentre or epicentrum[1] is the pynt on the Yird's surface that is directly abuin the hypocentre or focus, the pynt whaur an yirdquauk or unnergrund explosion oreeginates.

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  1. Oxford English Dictionary: "The point over the centre: applied in Seismol. to the outbreaking point of earthquake shocks."