It's about one-thirty-fifth as heavy as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, the weight of The Golden Gate Bridge is 32.70 times 0.0246 megatonnes.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (Post 1986 weight reduction; total weight of bridge, anchorage, and approaches)
Following the completion of the 1986 project to eliminate excess material, the total weight of the Golden Gate Bridge — including its anchorages and approaches — is 0.8050 megatonnes. The two main cables in the spanning the bridge are spun out of a total of 129,000 km (80,200 mi) of wire.
It's about forty times as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue).
In other words, 0.0246 megatonnes is 38.70 times the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue), and the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 0.0258 times that amount.(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 0.000635 megatonnes. The statue overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro from atop the 709.9-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak in the Tijuca Forest National Park.
It's about 150 times as heavy as a House.
In other words, 0.0246 megatonnes is 158 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 0.00633 times that amount.(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 0.000156 megatonnes, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 0.000000460 megatonnes.
It's about 250 times as heavy as a Blue Whale.
In other words, 0.0246 megatonnes is 235 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 0.00426 times that amount.(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 0.000105 megatonnes. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.000000000001000 megatonnes each.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, the weight of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 240 times 0.0246 megatonnes.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated mass of 5.90 megatonnes. The 2,300,000 stones used in the construction of the pyramid weighed an average 0.00000230 megatonnes and were quarried from distances of up to 805 km (500 mi) away.
It's about 350 times as heavy as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, the weight of The Space Shuttle is 0.0029 times 0.0246 megatonnes.(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 0.0000710 megatonnes. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 0.0000200 megatonnes.
It's about 2,000 times as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship.
In other words, 0.0246 megatonnes is 2,180 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 0.000459 times that amount.(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 0.00001130 megatonnes. The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile."