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Zip Code
State
Union County, New Jersey
Overall Damage
Wrecked (6 of 10)
ShockwaveHeat BlastFallout
ShakenCharredGlowing
Population: 524,658 (2007)
Land Area: 103.29 square miles
Population Density: 5,080 people per square mile
Other places named Union in New Jersey:
Part of New York Metro Area
CitiesPopulation
Elizabeth124,862
Union54,405
Plainfield46,486
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CitiesPopulation
Elizabeth124,862
Union54,405
Plainfield46,486
Linden39,372
Westfield29,556
Rahway28,189
Scotch Plains22,732
Cranford22,578
Hillside21,747
Roselle20,747
Summit20,700
Clark14,597
Springfield14,429
Berkeley Heights13,407
Roselle Park12,879
New Providence11,847
Kenilworth7,647
Fanwood7,143
Mountainside6,559
Garwood4,309
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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
First Degree20.78%
  • 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 Degree14.44%
  • 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
Third Degree28.38%
  • 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
Total63.60%
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 PSI69.85%
  • Windows shatter
  • Some trees knocked down
  • Roof damage to many buildings
  • Injuries mainly from flying glass or small objects
3 PSI14.50%
  • Wood frame structures collapse
  • Nearly all trees knocked down
  • Severe damage to airports and aircraft
  • Serious injuries common
  • Some fatalities
5 PSI5.83%
  • Brick and cinderblock buildings collapse
  • Utility poles snap
  • Nearly all power lines down
  • Near 100% rate of serious injuries
  • Fatalities common
Total90.18%
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
January100 Rads
  • No fatalities
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • Possible temporary male sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Medical supervision not needed
February100 Rads
  • No fatalities
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • Possible temporary male sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Medical supervision not needed
March350 Rads
  • 50% fatal.
  • Death (if occurs) in 2 to 12 weeks.
  • Nausea, loss of appetite
  • Malaise, fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Digestive upset
  • Temporary male sterility
  • Probable permanent female sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Medical care required
  • Treatment: blood transfusions, antibiotics
April1400 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
May3000 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
June2400 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
July490 Rads
  • 60 to 90% fatal.
  • Death (if occurs) in 2 to 12 weeks.
  • Nausea, loss of appetite
  • Malaise, fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Serious digestive upset
  • Temporary male sterility
  • Permanent female sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Intense medical care required
  • Treatment: blood transfusions, antibiotics
August1700 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
September1000 Rads
  • 90% to 100% fatal.
  • Death (if occurs) in 1 to 6 weeks
  • Nausea, loss of appetite
  • Malaise, fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Life-threatening digestive upset
  • Internal bleeding
  • Temporary male sterility
  • Permanent female sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Intense medical care required
  • Treatment: bone marrow transplant
October680 Rads
  • 90% to 100% fatal.
  • Death (if occurs) in 1 to 6 weeks
  • Nausea, loss of appetite
  • Malaise, fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Life-threatening digestive upset
  • Internal bleeding
  • Temporary male sterility
  • Permanent female sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Intense medical care required
  • Treatment: bone marrow transplant
November850 Rads
  • 90% to 100% fatal.
  • Death (if occurs) in 1 to 6 weeks
  • Nausea, loss of appetite
  • Malaise, fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Life-threatening digestive upset
  • Internal bleeding
  • Temporary male sterility
  • Permanent female sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Intense medical care required
  • Treatment: bone marrow transplant
December130 Rads
  • Nausea
  • Low incidence of death
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • Temporary male sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Medical supervision suggested
* = 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.