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Nuclear Tsunami?

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posted on Dec, 30 2004 @ 03:03 AM
I had heard of using nuclear devices to trigger tsunami as a weapon long before the recent events, and while I am not claiming that this is the case with this tsunami, it does raise concerns though now that the devastation that can be caused by this is painfully apparent. An extremely devastating blow to a nation could be dealt with a single weapon, in a terrorist school of thought, this maximization of collateral damage could be an incentive to utilize this tactic. I wonder how serious a threat this could present to the world community, as to me, it would seem to me to be fairly easy for a group to obtain a nuclear device, cruise out into international waters and sink it for detonation. Is this a real concern or would the detonation simply stir mud up and kill some fish?
It may not be as far out as it sounds...

posted on Dec, 30 2004 @ 03:08 AM

this is it

[edit on 30-12-2004 by 2ndSEED]

posted on Dec, 30 2004 @ 03:10 AM
There's quite a lengthy discussion on this already:

Quick math:
The largest nuke ever detonated was 50 megatons
The Sumatra quake was the equivalent of 1800 megatons

IOW, not truly feasible.

Please join the existing discussion.

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