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How fast is 859.4 kilometers per hour?

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It's about forty times as fast as a Bull.
In other words, the speed of a Bull is 0.028 times 859.4 kilometers per hour.
(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 24 kph. 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 90 times as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, 859.4 kilometers per hour is 88 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 0.011 times that amount.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 10 kph. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 20 kph.
It's about 100 times as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 859.4 kilometers per hour is 122.89 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.0081374 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 6.993 kph. 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-two-hundredth as fast as a Meteor.
In other words, 859.4 kilometers per hour is 0.0057 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 180 times that amount.
(formally Meteoroid or meteorite, depending on the context; a.k.a. "shooting star", a.k.a. "falling star")
Small meteoroids enter the Earth's atmosphere at speeds between 40,000 kph and 260,000 kph, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 10,000 kph.
It's about 200 times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, 859.4 kilometers per hour is 180 times the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan), and the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.0056 times that amount.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 4.7 kilometers per hour. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 5.1 kilometers per hour
It's about one-four-hundredth as fast as a bolt of Lightning.
In other words, 859.4 kilometers per hour is 0.0024 times the speed of a bolt of Lightning, and the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 420 times that amount.
(atmospheric electrical discharge)
A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 350,000 kph when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year.
It's about 500 times as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.002 times 859.4 kilometers per hour.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 2 kilometers per hour. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons.