# How deep can a normal person dive?

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## Can human dive 100 meters?

Scuba divers can work at 100 meters if the are very cautious rising to the surface. At 150m depth, 99% of light has been absorbed by clear seawater. A nuclear submarine can dive to a depth of about 300m.

## Can you dive 400 feet?

New Zealander William Trubridge set a world record – his 16th one – by free diving 400 feet underwater in the Bahamas on April 30.

## Can divers go down to the Titanic?

You cannot scuba dive to the Titanic due to its depth at 12,500 feet. Air consumption: one standard tank lasts 15 minutes at 120 feet. Supply for 12,500 feet would be impossible to carry even with a team. The deepest dive on record with special equipment, training and a support team is 1,100 feet.

## What is the deepest dive ever made?

The deepest dive on record is 1,082 feet (332 meters) set by Ahmed Gabr in 2014. That depth is the equivalent to approximately 10 NBA basketball courts aligned vertically. In terms of pressure, that’s about 485 pounds per square inch. Most people’s lungs would be crushed at that depth.

## How deep can a whale dive?

The deepest recorded dive was 2,992 metres, breaking the record for diving mammals. Experts have suggested that this dive was unusually deep for this species. A more normal depth would be 2,000 metres. Sperm whales also regularly dive 1,000 to 2,000 metres deep.

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## How many free divers have died?

Despite this; competitive freediving has a surprisingly low death rate. To date there have been more than 50,000 competitive freedives worldwide and there has only ever been one recorded death in a competition.

## At what depth do you need to decompress?

The deeper and longer your dive the more chance you need decompression stops. Shallow dives of 6-10 metres (20-30 feet) you can spend over 200 minutes without a decompression stop. Dives to over 30 metres (100 feet) limit your dive time to around 20 minutes before a decompression stop is required.

## What is the longest free dive record?

Danish freediver and multiple world-record holder Stig Åvall Severinsen claimed the Guinness World Record for the ‘longest distance swam underwater in one breath (in open water)’, swimming a distance of 202m (662ft 8.7in) and breaking the existing world record by more than 25m.