It's more horrible than you are thinking!

if oxygen will disappear for 5 seconds?

Ozone is molecular oxygen and blocks the majority of UV light. Without it, we are toast.

Everyone at the beach would get sunburns.

With fewer particles in the atmosphere to scatter blue light, the sky would get a bit less blue and a bit more black.

The daytime sky would get darker. 

This means that every airplane taking off from a runway would likely crash to the ground, while planes in flight could glide for some time.

Every internal combustion engine would stall. 

 The reason metals don’t weld on contact is they are coated in a layer of oxidation. 

All pieces of untreated metal would instantly spot-weld to one another. 

We would lose about 21 percent of the air pressure in an instant, equivalent to being teleported to the top of the high Andes.

Everyone’s inner ear would explode.

Oxygen is an important binder in concrete structures, and without it, the compounds do not hold their rigidity.

Every building made out of concrete would turn to dust.

Water is one third oxygen; without it, the hydrogen turns into gaseous state and expands in volume.

Every living cell would explode in a haze of hydrogen gas.

As oxygen disappears from the oceans’ water, the hydrogen component becomes an unbound free gas.

The oceans would evaporate and bleed into space

As oxygen makes up about 45 percent of the Earth’s crust and mantle, there is suddenly a lot less “stuff” beneath your feet.

Everything above ground would go into free fall.

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