How fast does an ICBM travel?
around 7 km/s
How far can a nuclear missile reach?
An intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is a guided ballistic missile with a minimum range of 5,500 kilometres (3,400 mi) primarily designed for nuclear weapons delivery (delivering one or more thermonuclear warheads).
Can North Korea reach the US with a nuke?
On July 28, North Korea launched a second, apparently more advanced, ICBM, with altitude around 3,700 km (2,300 mi), that traveled 1,000 km (620 mi) down range; analysts estimated that it was capable of reaching the continental United States.
What happens when a nuke goes off?
Hazards related to nuclear explosionsBLAST WAVE can cause death, injury, and damage to structures several miles out from the blast. RADIATION can damage cells of the body. FIRE AND HEAT can cause death, burn injuries, and damage to structures several miles out.