Can Movies Tell us About Real Disasters?

In the Science Fiction Disaster Movie 2012, (directed by Roland Emmerich) a 10 point 5 Earthquake rips apart Los Angeles, as John Cusack and others are seen driving thru thru streets that are opening up, and moving like ocean waves.

The question is could that really happen when California sees THE BIG ONE? Cal Tech Scientists Deborah William Hedges, and Dr. Thomas Heaton, Professor of Engineering Seismology weigh in! 

Links:
http://www.seismolab.caltech.edu/

Click below to watch the Cal Tech Seimic movie:
http://www.shakemovie.caltech.edu/

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