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City, County, or
Zip Code
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Oakton, Virginia
Overall Damage
Damaged (4 of 10)
ShockwaveHeat BlastFallout
ShakenSingedGlowing
County: Fairfax
Population: 29,348 (2000)
Land Area: 9.70 square miles
Population Density: 3,024 people per square mile
Part of Washington Metro Area

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DAMAGED (4 of 10)

Shockwave

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Heat Blast

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Fallout

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Heat Blast (within census place 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
Census Place
Description
First Degree39.82%
  • High rate (80%) of first degree burns for those outside. Symptoms include:
    • Pain
    • Redness
  • Almost no fatalities from burns
  • Eye damage or blindness possible if looking in direction of blast
Second Degree1.88%
  • High rate (80%) of second degree burns for those outside. Symptoms include:
    • Persistent pain
    • Blisters
    • Swelling
    • Scarring
    • Nerve damage
    • Possibility of infection
  • Flash burns to eyes possible if looking in direction of blast
  • Some fatalities from burns
  • Eye damage or blindness possible if looking in direction of blast
  • Newspapers, leaves, rotting wood ignite
Total41.70%
Shockwave (within census place 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
Census Place
Description
1 PSI100.00%
  • Windows shatter
  • Some trees knocked down
  • Roof damage to many buildings
  • Injuries mainly from flying glass or small objects
Total100.00%
Fallout (within census place 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
January40 Rads
  • No fatalities
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • No noticeable symptoms
  • Medical supervision not needed
February50 Rads
  • No fatalities
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • No noticeable symptoms
  • Medical supervision not needed
March40 Rads
  • No fatalities
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • No noticeable symptoms
  • Medical supervision not needed
April2300 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
May6300 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
June4100 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
July6000 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
August5100 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
September2 Rads
  • No noticeable effects.
October2 Rads
  • No noticeable effects.
November50 Rads
  • No fatalities
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • No noticeable symptoms
  • Medical supervision not needed
December50 Rads
  • No fatalities
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • No noticeable symptoms
  • Medical supervision not needed
* = 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.