Aftershock: Earthquake in New York is a 1999 four-hour disaster miniseries that was broadcast in the United States on CBS in two parts, with the first part aired on November 14 and the second on November 16. It was released to VHS in 2000, and on DVD in 2001. It is based on a book written by Chuck Scarborough. Starring Charles S. Dutton, Sharon Lawrence, Tom Skerritt, Lisa Nicole Carson, Jennifer Garner, Rachel Ticotin and Frederick Weller. under the direction of Mikael Salomon, the miniseries follows five groups of people in the aftermath of a large earthquake hitting New York City.

It was nominated for an Emmy Award for its special effects. While critics praised the special effects and cast, they heavily panned the film for its implausible scenario, predictability, and lack of realism.

  1. Mikael Salomon


Series Cast

  1. Tom Skerritt

    Tom Skerritt

    Thomas Ahearn

    2 Episodes

  2. Charles S. Dutton

    Charles S. Dutton

    Mayor Bruce Lincoln

    2 Episodes

  3. Sharon Lawrence

    Sharon Lawrence

    Dori Thorell

    2 Episodes

  4. Lisa Nicole Carson

    Lisa Nicole Carson

    Evie Lincoln

    2 Episodes

  5. Jennifer Garner

    Jennifer Garner

    Diane Agostini

    2 Episodes

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Aftershock: Earthquake in New York


1999 | 2 Episodes

Season 1 of Aftershock: Earthquake in New York premiered on November 14, 1999.

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Aftershock: Earthquake in New York
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York



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Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 120m



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