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What happens when lightning strikes the ocean?

Asked by El_Cadejo (34547points) January 7th, 2008

just a random question i thought up

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the electricity will spread through the water and weaken as it spreads. It can be deadly if you are in the immediate area. It doesn’t necessarily travel farther because its in water. Fresh waters impurities & the compounds in salt water act as conductors.

gooch's avatar

fish die

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