Bluebulb Projects presents:
Enter a measurement to see comparisons

Equivalents in other units

How fast is 0.004709 miles per second?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

 It's about two-fifths as fast as a Hare In other words, the speed of a Hare is 3 times 0.004709 miles per second. (for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)The European Hare can run at speeds of up to 0.01 miles per second. While speed is a factor in their escapes, hares evade their chief predators — wolves, foxes, and golden eagles — by fleeing in a zigzag pattern. It's about two-fifths as fast as a Greyhound In other words, 0.004709 miles per second is 0.3770 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 2.650 times that amount. (a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)Greyhounds reach average race speeds of 0.0125 miles per second. Despite their racing prowess, greyhounds are not considered energetic dogs — the typical greyhound race requires the dogs to run for less than 35 seconds. It's about three times as fast as a Crocodile In other words, 0.004709 miles per second is 2.80 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 0.360 times that amount. (American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 0.0017 miles per second. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 0.0035 miles per second. It's about four times as fast as Michael Phelps In other words, 0.004709 miles per second is 3.90140 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.256320 times that amount. (at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 0.001207 miles per second. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations. It's about one-fourth as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball) In other words, 0.004709 miles per second is 0.250 times the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball), and the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 4 times that amount. (a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)The average speed of major league knuckleball pitch is 0.019 miles per second. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906. It's about one-fourth as fast as a Cheetah In other words, 0.004709 miles per second is 0.24690 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 4.05 times that amount. (Acinonyx jubatus)The cheetah can reach speeds of up to 0.01907 miles per second in short bursts. From a crouching position, the cheetah can attain these speeds in just 2.25 seconds. It's about one-fourth as fast as a Hurricane In other words, 0.004709 miles per second is 0.2290 times the speed of a Hurricane, and the speed of a Hurricane is 4.370 times that amount. (formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)A hurricane is defined by the US National Hurricane Center as a Northern Hemisphere tropical storm having one-minute average wind-speeds of at least 0.0205 miles per second. Typhoons Tip (October, 1979) and Keith (October, 1997) and Hurricanes Camille (August, 1969) and Allen (August, 1980) jointly hold the record for highest tropical storm wind speeds at 0.0535 miles per second.