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What Would Happen If an 800-Kiloton Nuclear Warhead Detonated above Midtown Manhattan?
Steven Starr, Lynn Eden & Theodore A. Postol – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 23 Mar 2015

After one second, the fireball would be roughly a mile in diameter. It would have cooled from its initial temperature of many millions of degrees to about 16,000 degrees Fahrenheit, roughly 4,000 degrees hotter than the surface of the sun.

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