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The fireball touched the ground, reached nearly as high as the altitude of the release plane, and was seen and felt 1,000 km away. The heat from the explosion could have caused third degree burns 100 km away from ground zero. The subsequent mushroom cloud was about 60 km high (nearly seven times higher than Mount Everest) and 30–40 km wide. The explosion could be seen and felt in Finland, even breaking windows there.  Atmospheric focusing caused blast damage up to 1,000 km away. The seismic shock created by the detonation was measurable even on its third passage around the Earth. Its Richter magnitude was about 5 to 5.25
Originally posted by highfreq
I would say the most powerful weapon ever would have to be Chuck Norris
Sorry guys. I couldn't resist it
Originally posted by Harlequin
so when mr bush signs an order to bomb the **** out of some oil rich country , its not a weapon?
In terms of body count through history (Chuck Norris aside)
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