It weighed 103 pounds. A sand berm was built around the bomb using a bulldozer and it was safely detonate by experts from the Mac Dill Air Force base. A barrier was fixed at to about 1,400 feet on each side prior to the bomb going off. A daylong effort was needed before to evacuate people from the area. Dozens of rapt visitors sat in folding chairs behind police tape staked in the sand. People reacted with curiosity and interest to a such event on the beach. “Nothing ever happens out here. It’s so crazy,” said Katie Hellier, 49, one of them, to the media.