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If the Super Heavy booster explodes, fully loaded, how much energy would be released in total?

More specifically, how much energy is set free when - the oxidizer LOX fully reacts with the fuel LNG? - the remaining LNG reacts with atmospheric oxygen?

How does this compare to the N1 RUD's and to other non-nuclear explosions?

How far would the shock wave reach?

Please assume the current specifications. If not enough information is available, please keep this question open at least until Sep 28, 2019.

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  • $\begingroup$ This might help you out when we find more details about internal volume of the super heavy's tank: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/9780470925287.app2 $\endgroup$ – SCLA Seth Kurkowski Sep 20 '19 at 20:43
  • $\begingroup$ For example. The launch of the N-1 rocket (mass 2,750 t, SuperHeavy - 5,000 t ) took place on July 3, 1969 and ended in a grand accident. Explosions of fuel in tanks was equivalent to an explosion of approximately 500 tons of TNT. As a result, the starting position was destroyed and all nearby ground structures were destroyed, the blast wave knocked out glass in buildings 6 km from the start. The debris of the carrier and launching facilities scattered in a radius of about 1 km. This was one of the largest artificial non-nuclear explosions in human history. $\endgroup$ – A. Rumlin Sep 21 '19 at 5:12

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