Effects Of A Nuclear Detonation On Washington D.C.
The following image shows the impact of a 1 megaton nuclear explosion on Washington D.C..
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Here’s a simplified description of the blast zones that result from a nuclear detonation. A more detailed description is available on the NukeMap website.
: Yellow zone at very center of display. Everything in this zone is vaporized.
Moderate Blast Damage
: Next zone from center, colored gray. Most residential buildings collapse, injuries are universal, fatalities are widespread.
: Next zone from center, colored yellow. Third degree burns extend throughout the layers of skin, which can cause severe scarring or disablement, and can require amputation.
Light Blast Damage
: Largest zone, colored gray. Windows can be expected to break, causing many injuries in a surrounding population who comes to a window after seeing the flash of a nuclear explosion.
Here’s a video which describes the impact of a nuclear explosion on a city.
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