Atomic Bomb Damage of Hiroshima

Hiroshima Damage Map
Distance from
Ground Zero (km)
Killed Injured Population
0 - 1.0 26,700 (86%) 3,000 (10%) 31,200
1.0 - 2.5 39,600 (27%) 53,000 (37%) 144,800
2.5 - 5.0 1,700 (2%) 20,000 (25%) 80,300
Total 68,000 (27%) 76,000 (30%) 256,300

Computed from data in A. W. Oughterson and S. Warren (Editors), "Medical Effects of the Atomic Bomb in Japan," McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., Chapter 4, 1956.

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