'Nova: Himalayan Megaquake'
(DVD / PG / 2016 / PBS)
Overview: On April 25th, 2015 a devastating earthquake rocked Nepal, wiping out villages and leaving thousands dead. Through eyewitness footage, expert interviews, and stunning graphics, NOVA reveals the anatomy of this megaquake while scientists race to answer urgent questions is another big one coming?
DVD Verdict: On April 25th, 2015 life changed forever in Nepal. A megaquake had just hit. As it ripped across the Himalayas, it wiped out villages and left thousands dead. Featuring harrowing stories of the Nepalese people who lived near the epicenter and of survivors trapped on Everest, NOVA tells the story of this crippling disaster.
Through dramatic eyewitness footage, expert interviews, and stunning graphics, NOVA reveals the anatomy of this megaquake while scientists race to answer urgent questions ... is another big one just around the corner? What can we learn from the deadly combination of earthquakes and landslides? And can we rebuild to survive the next big one?
The 2015 quake that rocked Nepal was the biggest in 90 years! 'Nova: Himalayan Megaquake' is rightly compelling, but sadly so, of course. Dramatic eyewitness footage reveals the shocking quake as we join the scientists as they examine why this earthquake was so devastating and how the victims are rebuilding. Still today. This is a Widescreen Presentation (1.78:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs.