Smiling Budda Nuclear Test - India's First Nuclear Test
Test: Smiling Buddha
Time: 8:05, May 18, 1974 (IST)
Location: Pokhran, Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
27.095 deg N, 71.752 E
Test Height and Type:
Underground, -107 m
Yield: 8 kt (12-13 kt claimed)
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