Tokyo Earthquake | Q.E.D.

**DISCLAIMER FROM THE BBC** Please note that there are shots of corpses in this programme, and potentially upsetting material contrasting the lives of real people with fictionalised accounts of what might happen to them in the case of an earthquake. Documentary showing, in graphic and disturbing detail, the effects of a possible earthquake on 14 million people who live in Tokyo and on the fabric of the modern city; it also spells out the impact it would have on the rest of the world.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 29'35''
  • Broadcast year: 1993
Curriculum Connection
  • Geography | Plate Tectonics | Earth structure and plate movement

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: Q.E.D.
  • Episode: Tokyo Earthquake