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 It's about three-tenths as fast as a Peregrine Falcon In other words, 0.019 miles per second is 0.2830 times the speed of a Peregrine Falcon, and the speed of a Peregrine Falcon is 3.530 times that amount. (a.k.a. Peregrine, a.k.a. Duck Hawk, Falco peregrinus)The Peregrine Falcon can reach speeds of up to 0.0671 miles per second when diving. Falcons are sometimes sent to scare smaller birds away from airports to improve air traffic safety and were used in World War II to intercept carrier pigeons used by enemy forces. It's about four times as fast as Noah Ngeny In other words, 0.019 miles per second is 4.035 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 0.24780 times that amount. (in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)Setting a world record at the Rieti Grand Prix in 1999, Noah Ngeny ran 1,000 m in 2:11.96 for an average speed of 0.004709 miles per second. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record. It's about four-and-a-half times as fast as a Bull In other words, the speed of a Bull is 0.220 times 0.019 miles per second. (for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)The herd of the annual Encierro in Pamplona, Spain runs at an average speed of 0.0041 miles per second. The Encierro is run annually from July 7th through July 14th and involves 42 bulls, 77 oxen, and an estimated 17,000 runners over the course of the event. It's about eleven times as fast as a Crocodile In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.091 times 0.019 miles per second. (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 one-tenth as fast as The Speed of Sound In other words, 0.019 miles per second is 0.0891 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 11.20 times that amount. (in dry air at 20°C)The speed of sound in dry air at 20°C (68°F) is 0.2130 miles per second. Air is a relatively poor acoustic conductor, however, as sound will travel at speeds of between 0.930 miles per second to 0.9690 miles per second in water, depending on its salinity. It's about one-fifteenth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun) In other words, the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 12.60 times 0.019 miles per second. (for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)A 0.40 caliber Smith & Wesson bullet has a muzzle a velocity of 0.2380 miles per second. This type of ammunition has been the standard issue round of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 1990. It's about fifteen-and-a-half times as fast as Michael Phelps In other words, 0.019 miles per second is 15.7410 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.063528 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.