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hypocentral (not comparable)
- (geology) Of or pertaining to the hypocentre of an earthquake.
1999 July 30, Robert M. Nadeau & Thomas V. McEvilly, “Fault Slip Rates at Depth from Recurrence Intervals of Repeating Microearthquakes”, in Science, volume 285, number 5428, DOI:10.1126/science.285.5428.718, pages 718-721:
- It moved through the hypocentral region of the most recent magnitude 6 Parkfield earthquakes, triggering a succession of increasingly energetic episodes of slip-induced seismicity, and culminated with near complete relaxation in that region.