"10.5" - a miniseries with major errors

On Saturday, March 17, 2007, the Sci Fi Channel is showing a miniseries titled "10.5" (first aired by NBC on Sunday, May 2, 2004). This movie is a fictional Hollywood portrayal of events related to an impossible 10.5 earthquake in Southern California.

This website will hopefully answer your questions about the miniseries, helping you to separate fact from fiction.

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Separating Fact From Fiction
Get the real facts about some of the errors in the miniseries "10.5".

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