The world is on edge as North Korea threatens America with a nuclear attack, and many are imagining the unthinkable. However, if you are half-a-mile from the epicenter of the explosion, it is possible to survive a nuclear blast. “It’s what you do in the first 5 to 10 minutes after a bomb goes off that’s going to save your life,” radiation safety expert Andy Karam told Inside Edition. If you can get inside and put 20 to 30 feet between you and the fallout, the distance will keep you safe.
How To Survive A Nuclear Attack
After the emergency alert that popped up on cell phones in Hawaii, many people are asking how to survive a nuclear attack. The alert turned out to be a false alarm by someone who pushed the wrong button. A radiation safety expert says you can survive a nuclear attack, especially if you’re half a mile or more from the epicenter. “If you can get inside and put 20 to 30 feet between you and the fallout, that distance will save your life,” he said.