March 30, 2018
It’s a situation you’d hope to never experience – but, one that may have crossed your mind in light of recent world events.
What would happen if a nuclear weapon were detonated over your city?
While it might seem obvious that the initial blast would wipe out everything in its immediate path, just how far the effects could reach might surprise you.
A new interactive map reveals the terrifying scope of a nuclear blast for any given area, showing the extent of the fireball, radiation, shockwave, and heat spawned by different weapons, from the 15 KT ‘Little Boy’ dropped on Hiroshima to the USSR’s 50,000 KT Tsar Bomba.
To use the tool, first enter your location. Then, select type of bomb and bomb blast to see the different effects
This article was posted: Friday, March 30, 2018 at 3:39 am