Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 9th
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Distinguish between Epicentre and Hypocentre. - Social Science

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Distinguish between Epicentre and Hypocentre.

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Solution

S.No. Epicentre Hypocentre
(i) Epicentre is a point on the Earth’s surface that lies directly above the focus. It is a point within the earth where an earthquake rupture starts.
(ii) The impact of the Earthquake is felt, the most at the centre. It generates series of elastic waves.
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Samacheer Kalvi Social Science Class 9th Tamil Nadu State Board
Chapter 2.01 Lithosphere – 1 Endogenetic Processes
Exercise | Q VI. 2 | Page 166
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