The testing of a new Soviet bomb has dire consequences for the residents of Ashgabat, who are hit with a massive earthquake that reads 7.3 Mw in Magnitude. Striking at 2am, while people sleep, entire chunks of Earth subside and people are sucked into the ground during their sleep.
One night train is also derailed, crashing down the side of a newly-created maw in the ground. As after tremors threaten to dislodge the train into the Earth’s belly, a small group of surviving passengers try to claw their way out.
Husein Huseinov, Elnur Hüseynov, Freida Pinto