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Earthquakes in California and Japan

Duration: 02:06

Scientists explain how the movement of the Earth's plates creates faults in the Earth's crust where the plates meet. Earthquakes are caused by movement along these networks of faults and the movement of the plates themselves.

Available since: Mon 4 Apr 2011

Credits

Narrator
Dilly Barlow
Participant
Bill Davis
Participant
William Ellsworth
Participant
Thomas Heaton
Participant
David Jackson
Participant
Lucile Jones
Participant
Hiroo Kanamori
Participant
Allan Lindh
Participant
Kiyoo Mogi
Participant
Yoshteru Murosaki
Participant
Shichihiro Negeshi
Participant
Kazuo Oike
Participant
Yoshimitsu Okada
Participant
Koichi Ono
Participant
Kenzo Toki
Participant
Hiroshi Wakita
Participant
Peter Yanev
Producer
Simon Campbell-Jones
Producer
Alex Seaborne

This clip is from

Horizon 1994-1995, Cracks in the Crust

Horizon looks at earthquake prediction following the quakes in California and Kobe.

First broadcast: 10 Apr 1995

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