# General Knowledge - Basic General Knowledge - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Basic General Knowledge - Section 1 (Q.No. 60)
60.
Fathometer is used to measure
Earthquakes
Rainfall
Ocean depth
Sound intensity
Explanation:
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Discussion:
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Guguloth venkatesh said:   3 years ago
A fathometer used to measure ocean depth.

1fathon = 6feets.

B. Naveen said:   6 years ago
Fathometer is a device which used to find the depth of water and know the underwater species. Also, it is unit of depth 1fartom=6feet.
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Anommi said:   6 years ago
Hello,

The correct answer is A) Earthquake.

Hark bhul said:   7 years ago
Although meter and fathoms can converse why depth is not expressed in meter instead of fathoms?

Pulak tarafdar said:   8 years ago
@Kanhaiya.

1 fathom = 6 feet and 1.8288 meters.

Kanhaiya said:   9 years ago
Is some conversion fathom with meter?
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Deepika said:   9 years ago
Since Fathom is the unit used to measure the depth of ocean so obvious that Fathometer is the device to do so.

DINESH KUMAR said:   1 decade ago
In this fathometer used in submarine it work on ocean dept.

How is this possible?

In this sound go on the dept same sound come on the return (reflected) and it used to can see the ocean depth its mechanism of fathometer.