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City, County, or
Zip Code
State
Harrison, New Jersey
Overall Damage
Destroyed (10 of 10)
ShockwaveHeat BlastFallout
Blown AwayCharredGlowing Brightly
County: Hudson
Population: 14,152 (2007)
Land Area: 1.22 square miles
Population Density: 11,588 people per square mile
Part of New York Metro Area

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DESTROYED (10 of 10)

Shockwave

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Heat Blast

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Fallout

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Heat Blast (within town boundaries.)
The heat blast from the explosion is very powerful; up close, it can cause 3rd degree burns and even death. As the heat travels from the center of the explosion, it gets weaker. The heat can affect people many miles from the explosion.
Burn LevelPercent
Town
Description
Third Degree100.00%
  • High rate (80%) of third degree burns for those outside. Symptoms include:
    • Damage to underlying muscle and bone
    • Possible charring
    • Severe scarring
    • Severe nerve damage
    • Probable infection
    • Shock
  • Medium to high rate of fatalities from burns
  • Eye damage or blindness possible if looking in direction of blast
  • Wooden buildings smolder or ignite
  • Clothing may ignite or melt
Total100.00%
Shockwave (within town boundaries.)
The shock wave is most damaging at the site of the explosion. It acts like a very strong, very fast wind. Close to the explosion, it can topple skyscrapers and overturn vehicles. People are injured or killed when buildings collapse. The effect gets weaker the farther the shock wave travels from the center of the blast. The shock wave can be felt many miles from the explosion.
Shockwave PressurePercent
Town
Description
10 PSI59.15%
  • Reinforced brick buildings collapse
  • Highway and train bridges collapse
  • Cars, trucks, and trains overturned or thrown
  • High rate of fatalities
20 PSI40.85%
  • Multistory steel-framed buildings (skyscrapers) collapse
  • Virtually no buildings left standing
  • Ships sink or capsize
  • Near 100% rate of fatalities
Total100.00%
Radiation Blast (within town boundaries.)
The area close to the blast will be hit by powerful gamma rays. These gamma rays don't travel very far before becoming too weak to be dangerous. When living organisms are hit by gamma ray radiation, the effects can be harmful or fatal.
RadiationPercent
Town
Description
1000 Rads33.60%
  • Fatal radiation dose
Total33.60%
Fallout (within town boundaries.)
The explosion sucks up bits of the ground around the bomb, carries them high into the air, blasts them into tiny particles and irradiates them. These particles can be carried hundreds, or even thousands of miles, as they slowly drift down to earth in a a "fallout cloud." Where the cloud passes and lands, it showers radioactivity. Exposure to uncontrolled radioactivity can be harmful to living organisms. Because winds are very unpredictable, the fallout information shown here is based upon the average winds. Small changes in the wind can cause large changes in the results.
Month of BlastAverage
Total Rad.*
Description
January4200 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
February4200 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
March4400 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
April3500 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
May11500 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
June10800 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
July11900 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
August11200 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
September4400 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
October4800 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
November3300 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
December2800 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
* = The average fallout received in a one month period following the blasts. Certain areas may receive more or less depending on winds and other factors.