The atom bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945, and killed more than 70,000 people, was around 15 kilotons
while North Korea's September blast has been estimated at a whopping 150 kilotons
That explosion had a yield equivalent to 15 kilotons
Referring to tens to hundreds of kilotons
, it doesn't appear to be talking about a fully fledged H-bomb.
South Korea, the United States, Japan, Russia and China all condemned the blast at the Punggye-ri nuclear site, the North's most powerful yet at 10 kilotons
The initial phase will see planting of 100 ghaf trees against each kiloton
of Co2 emissions at Emirates Academy for Civil Defence Sciences at Al Awir.
President Director of PT Indo Kordsa Tbk, Nuri Duzgoren explains, "The second factory covers an area of 24,000 hectares with production capacity of 18 kilotons
of tire cord and 14 kilotons
of polyester yarn.
A thermonuclear device using the secondary ( device) is meant to be detonated when you want the yield to be several hundred kilotons
, going up to several megatons," Iyengar noted.
atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan during World War II, which killed an estimated 140,000, is estimated equivalent to 15 kilotons
North Korea's recent test blast was only 1 kiloton
, but further development could lead to stronger weapons.
9 with a small explosion yield of less than 1 kiloton
, and warned Pyongyang against carrying out a second one.
The explosion of a l0 kiloton
nuclear bomb in a shipping container at the port of Long Beach, California, would cause 10 times the economic damage of the September 11 terrorist attacks and wipe out a large part of metropolitan Los Angeles, killing 60,000 people instantaneously, according to a Rand Corp.
Estados Unidos lanza sobre Hiroshima (Japon) a Little boy (ninito), una bomba atomica de 15 kilotones
equivale a la potencia explosiva de 1,000 toneladas de TNT).