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State
Hudson County, New Jersey
Overall Damage
Devastated (8 of 10)
ShockwaveHeat BlastFallout
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Population: 598,160 (2007)
Land Area: 46.69 square miles
Population Density: 12,812 people per square mile
Part of New York Metro Area
CitiesPopulation
Jersey City242,389
Union City62,715
Bayonne57,886
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CitiesPopulation
Jersey City242,389
Union City62,715
Bayonne57,886
North Bergen56,146
West New York46,425
Hoboken40,551
Kearny37,295
Secaucus15,385
Harrison14,152
Weehawken12,441
Guttenberg10,601
East Newark2,174
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DEVASTATED (8 of 10)

Shockwave

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Heat Blast (within county 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
County
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 county 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
County
Description
1 PSI0.04%
  • Windows shatter
  • Some trees knocked down
  • Roof damage to many buildings
  • Injuries mainly from flying glass or small objects
3 PSI20.81%
  • Wood frame structures collapse
  • Nearly all trees knocked down
  • Severe damage to airports and aircraft
  • Serious injuries common
  • Some fatalities
5 PSI42.23%
  • Brick and cinderblock buildings collapse
  • Utility poles snap
  • Nearly all power lines down
  • Near 100% rate of serious injuries
  • Fatalities common
10 PSI20.51%
  • Reinforced brick buildings collapse
  • Highway and train bridges collapse
  • Cars, trucks, and trains overturned or thrown
  • High rate of fatalities
20 PSI16.41%
  • 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 county 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
County
Description
1000 Rads15.02%
  • Fatal radiation dose
Total15.02%
Fallout (within county 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
January5100 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
February5000 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
March8000 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
April6800 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
May5600 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
June4900 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
July5500 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
August5400 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
September4000 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
October7000 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
November6100 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
December7500 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
* = 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.