TV Mini-Series | Unrated | | Action, Adventure, Drama
An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
The filmmakers never received permission to use the trademarked name "Space Needle." In order to circumvent this, it is spelled "Spaceneedle" when it appears in the film.
President Paul Hollister:
When the left hand finally realizes what the right hand is doing, it's exploded in all of our faces.
When Dr. Samantha Hill and FEMA Director Roy Nolan are placing the warheads at the six sites for detonation, the computer screen identifying the geographical location of the Washington State warhead actually has the Washington State warhead being placed and detonated in Oregon.