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Old 12-06-2012, 11:56 AM
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Originally Posted by deanrw View Post
It is still regarded as the biggest non nuclear explosion ever. It Killed around 2000 people in the town and blinded many more. 9000 were injured. A ship, on fire in our harbor, chock full of explosives, went up with the force of over 3 kilotons. Every building withing a 16 mile radius, was either destroyed or badly damaged. Buildings over 60 miles away shook from it.

The city of Boston were tireless in their effort on assisting and help with rebuilding my city. To this day, every year we send a large christmas tree to them to display outside their city hall as a thank you gesture.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halifax_Explosion

Tunguska is. It's estimated to have been between 5-30 megatons. The explosion knocked down roughly 80 Million trees over an area covering 2,150 square kilometres and was 1000 times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
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