What If You Detonated a Nuclear Bomb In The Marianas Trench? (Science not Fantasy)

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  • Published on: 22 July 2018
  • Did you ever wonder what happened if you detonated a nuclear bomb in the Marianas Trench? No? We neither! Let us find out together!

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COMMENTS: 40

  • You Know Your Curious

    Only problem I noticed was Japan and California are in the Pacific ocean and the Marianus Trench is in the Atlantic ocean. Also Nukes are usually detonated in the air or in an elevated structure. I would bet that if a bomb of that size was set off underground it would make a much bigger seismic reading than the video suggests. Volcanos erupting generally show around 5.0-5.3 on seismic monitors. This bomb is much more powerful than an average volcano.

  • LITEy
    LITEy   9 hours ago

    Cela a etait super génial !

  • Zitro Truth
    Zitro Truth   9 hours ago

    So what happens...? Well nothing... Well that was a waste of my time...

  • GrassDog 46
    GrassDog 46   11 hours ago

    “Whales will have a bad time”DAMMIT SANS

  • MeTaNaCthC
    MeTaNaCthC   12 hours ago

    What if we detonate all our nuclear weapons at once in the Mariana trench

  • S S
    S S   13 hours ago

    Well almost That voice man0:22

  • Skillz GR
    Skillz GR   14 hours ago

    Spongebob reference at 4:19"Look you massacred my boy..."

  • DORK
    DORK   19 hours ago

    Throwing mad shade at that misinformation storm of a video, I love it

  • Christopher Whitewolf

    What would it look like if you drilled a tunnel to the centre of a mountain and detonated a nuclear bomb in it, of course refill the tunnel then detonated the nuke in the belly of a ⛰ mountain 🏔.. I think it would be crazy to witness

  • skabbymuff111
    skabbymuff111   1 days ago

    Even our most destructive weapons are shrugged off by mother nature. Even if they manage to wipe out all of humanity, Earth's story would carry on just fine! We are very small with silly big ego's!

  • Josh McQ
    Josh McQ   1 days ago

    Okay so I've never seen a video from this channel before - but I've got to say - that bird idea is one of the most clever patron ideas I've ever heard.

  • Jose Namaste
    Jose Namaste   1 days ago

    “No mass is taken away from the planet” what the fuck is space junk and satellites?

  • Carl Mendoza
    Carl Mendoza   1 days ago

    You would practically kill all the innocent creatures down there organisms that God has created himself. Think about useless ideas and information. talk about cruelty.

  • Terry Sommerville
    Terry Sommerville   1 days ago

    But Jim ur such a big shot to all these CEO's and celebrities

  • MoviesGalore1000
    MoviesGalore1000   1 days ago

    This has been done twice the 2004 quake and tsunami off of Indonesia then the 2011 quake and tsunami off of Japan both of them were done with deep sea nukes to create massive damage.

  • Juan Perez
    Juan Perez   2 days ago

    I just watched this for 6 full min so you can tell me that it will do NOTHING.

  • Naziru Adam
    Naziru Adam   2 days ago

    What a better place world would be without nukes!

  • mïđøx çh
    mïđøx çh   3 days ago

    0:10 wyh china yees china cause in middle of the picture the bank

  • Elias Abeid
    Elias Abeid   3 days ago

    I know Tsar bomba denotated in the mariana trench would not be very effective, but I think nobody would do that.

  • Larfuno 2716
    Larfuno 2716   3 days ago

    5:02 shark shark-Nado we’re all gonna die in a Sharknado thanks for adding this kurzgesagt

  • Banana
    Banana   3 days ago

    4:19SPONGEBOB NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

  • Tyson Thomas
    Tyson Thomas   3 days ago

    I died because of the pronunciation at 2:08

  • K1LL Bogwandi
    K1LL Bogwandi   4 days ago

    Nuclear bomb: Im a big boy uwuMariana trench: sure you are bud

  • ЯД
    ЯД   5 days ago

    But what if we will use 100 megatons bomb, not so deep in sea and near some big town?

  • soldiergigas14
    soldiergigas14   6 days ago

    Rather than blowing stuff up causing world risking fallout, is it possible to convert the nuclear weapons into something more beneficial to the world like electricity or other forms of power?

  • Horror in night
    Horror in night   6 days ago

    Sir please tell me which animation you used in this video please sir please i want this type of animation for my video