震源地

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: S
げん
Grade: 6

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

震源地 (hiragana しんげんち, romaji shingenchi)

  1. epicenter(AmE), epicentre(BrE) - the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake.
  2. (figuratively) The focal point of any activity, especially if dangerous or destructive .