Bluebulb Projects presents:
Enter a measurement to see comparisons

Equivalents in other units

How fast is 0.06 miles per second?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

 It's about three times as fast as a Cheetah In other words, 0.06 miles per second is 3.1460 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 0.31790 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 three times as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball) In other words, 0.06 miles per second is 3.20 times the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball), and the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 0.310 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 five times as fast as a Greyhound In other words, 0.06 miles per second is 4.80 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 0.2080 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 five times as fast as a Gazelle In other words, the speed of a Gazelle is 0.20 times 0.06 miles per second. (for Thomson's Gazelle, a.k.a. Eudorcas thomsoni, a.k.a. "Tommie", a.k.a. "Tommy")A Thomson's gazelle can reach speeds of up to 0.01 miles per second. The gazelle's speed doesn't match that of its chief predator, the cheetah, but a gazelle's endurance usually ensures an escape in distances greater than 500 m (0.3 mi). It's about five times as fast as a Hare In other words, the speed of a Hare is 0.20 times 0.06 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 six times as fast as Secretariat In other words, 0.06 miles per second is 5.750 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 0.1740 times that amount. (at Belmont Stakes, 1973)Setting a record finish, Secretariat ran the Belmont Stakes — a 12 furlong race length — in 2:24, for an average speed of 0.0104 miles per second in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths. It's about nine-and-a-half times as fast as Michael Johnson In other words, 0.06 miles per second is 9.330 times the speed of Michael Johnson, and the speed of Michael Johnson is 0.10720 times that amount. (a.k.a. Michael Duane Johnson) (sprinter; 1967-) (at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996)Setting a record that stood for 12 years, Michael Johnson ran a 200 m in 0:19.32 for an average speed of 0.006433 miles per second at the 1996 Olympics. Johnson was nicknamed "the Man with the Golden shoes" in recognition of the custom footwear worn during these races — a pair of Nikes with a left size of 10.5 and a right size of 11.