How Fast Does Sound Travel Underwater?


Sound travels at a speed of 1435 metres per second underwater. It is quite slow when it travels in air and it moves at a speed of 335 metres per second. The speed at which the sound will travel will mostly depend on the medium it uses to travel.
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The speed of sound varies depending on the temperature, pressure, and density of the medium through which the sound waves travel. For dry air at sea level at 68° F, the speed of sound is 767 miles per hour, or 1235 km/h
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The speed of sound is affected directly by the medium it travels through (meaning what's in its way) and factors affecting the medium. More simply put, the speed of sound in air is
Sound is basically a vibration sound travels through air by causing it to vibrate and it does the same with water or any other material.
In air, sound covers 1 km distance in 3 seconds; while underwater it covers 4½ km in the same time (3s) or speed is 4½ times. What I stated is crude approximation to
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