An endless string of minor tremors near the already unstable San Andreas Fault threatens to set in motion an unprecedented swarm of earthquakes in bustling Los Angeles when a greedy oil company uses the controversial fracking technique. With his teenage daughter heading straight into the epicentre of the problem, the engineer and fracking operation supervisor, Jack, along with the discredited geologist, Gladstone, and the young USGS scientist, Emily, must come up with an effective countermeasure before a super-earthquake--the dreaded Big One--obliterates the entire city. Can they avert the ultimate geological Armageddon?
One Step Away From Total Destruction.
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Did You Know?
First use of a Hackintosh I've seen in a movie. At around the 7:30 to 8 min mark you see a Dr. Gladstone using a Dell XPS laptop complete with Intel and Windows stickers on it, but it is clearly running Mac OS X 10.9. See more
In the opening scene, a man is seen burning his hand on a hot valve. This is shown quite clearly, but, not 2 minutes later, he is using the same hand to try and lift a buddy out of danger. With that level of burn, he would not be able to use that hand at all. See more