In Search Of: Earthquakes (1977)

Genres - Action  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |  
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Part of the In Search Of series, this documentary studies the natural phenomenon of earthquakes. Narrated by series host Leonard Nimoy, this video takes a scientific and technological approach to earthquake prediction and shows how computer breakthroughs have greatly improved scientists' knowledge of how earthquakes happen and when they might strike next. Viewers will witness footage from several earthquakes from around the world and hear experts talking about this deadly force of nature. There is a detailed look at the 500-mile long San Andreas Fault in California, where this video studies how fault lines move and cause earthquakes. Also, this documentary examines what the future holds for earthquake prediction and for the area around the insecure San Andreas Fault.