Movie: Independence Day - why does the earth shake in one place and not the other?
Early in the movie, Randy Quaid is having breakfast at the diner and the other farmers are making fun of him and his UFO experience. That conversation is cut short when the table begins to shake and they all run outside and see the UFO in the sky.
1) if the UFO is in the sky, why is the earth shaking (as if it were an earthquake)? The UFO is several thousand feet above the earth’s surface.
2) in other locations where the UFOs are moving in, the earth isn’t doing a similar shake. Washington, NY, etc., are being approached by UFOs, but no shaking there. So which is it?
Yes, I realize that this is fiction and a movie,but should there be consistency and verisimilitude?
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