|“||Disasters don't just happen. They're the result of a sequence of events, locked together in time. The science behind what went wrong is hidden in those seismic seconds.||”|
Seismic Seconds was a short documentary television series that aired in the late 1990s on the National Geographic Channel. The program analysed the causes of six incidents, five involving the loss of human life. The better-known sequel of Seismic Seconds, Seconds from Disaster, is a spin-off of the series
- There is a over-a-decade gap between Seismic Seconds and Seconds from Disaster.
- It's the only series on the chain to have only 30 minutes of running time.
- Seismic Seconds contains much less CGI than Situation Critical or Seconds from Disaster.