Man claims to have found evidence of a ‘nuke town’ near Area 51 after looking on Google Earth

  • A man seems to have found craters near Area 51
  • In the images, you can see the remains of destroyed buildings and old roads
  • The site is just under 70 miles away from Las Vegas

Published on Jun 04, 2024 at 3:59 PM (UTC+4)
by Nalin Rawat

Last updated on Jun 04, 2024 at 3:59 PM (UTC+4)
Edited by Tom Wood

For years, Area 51 has been has been the topic of many conspiracy theories.

From rumors about aliens and advanced technology being hidden on the base, Area 51 has long captured the public imagination.

And now a man claims to have found evidence of a ‘nuke town’ near the base after looking on Google Earth.

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Since its founding, no unauthorized person has made it into the military base.

This has also led to many conspiracy theorists speculating on what goes on in Area 51.

And now a recent post on Reddit sees a man claiming that he has found evidence of a ‘nuke town’ near the base.

According to the Redditor, he found the town on Google Maps.

The Redditor shared the screenshot of a ‘1/4 mile crater.’

I think I found a “nuke town” near Area 51
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They also shared images of what they believed to be remains of destroyed buildings.

Many Redditors rushed to comment on the post with a few jokes.

“If the rent is affordable I’ll take it,” said one user.

“One of the best maps in Call of Duty,” joked another.

Despite these jokes, other users were swiftly able to recognize the area as a nuclear test site in Nevada.

“Apparently, it’s called Yucca Flat and was the site of 739 tests,” according to one commenter.

They had also stumbled upon the place while looking at Area 51 on Google Earth

Another user also shared an image of the largest crater they could find in the area using Google Earth Pro.

Using Google Earth Pro, you can find out what bomb caused each crater.

The site is under 70 miles away from Las Vegas.

However, don’t pack your bags just yet as there are many restrictions on people who visit the site.

First, you have to be a US citizen or a permanent resident.

Second, all mobile phones, cameras, and electronic devices are banned since it is a US military base.


Nalin Rawat

Nalin started his career by working with various national newspapers in India. He has also worked as a writer/editor for many popular websites, while still pursuing his journalism and mass communication degree. Working as a digital nomad has allowed him to inform and educate through his work. When he is not writing, you can find him playing video games or travelling the mountains on his bike.