Hollywood recently produced a super-spectacular disaster flick, "Earthquake," depicting the thunderous destruction of Los Angeles. Undoubtedly box office receipts will be handsomely increased by the current fashionable concern over the potential for a major quake in California. Indeed, interest in earthquake prediction has been greatly enhanced by the publication of a profitably controversial book, Jupiter Effect. In it, Drs. John R. Gribbin and Stephen H. Plagemann claim that a rare alignment of the major planets in 1982 will touch off a chain of events ultimately triggering a great earthquake along California's San Andreas fault system.
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