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 It's about 45 times as fast as a Skydiver (headfirst). In other words, the speed of a Skydiver (headfirst) is 0.023 times 114.80 miles per minute. (Head-to-Earth orientation or standing, average conditions, terminal velocity)A head-to-Earth or standing-oriented skydiver's terminal velocity assuming average conditions is about 2.70 miles per minute. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 46 seconds. It's about 55 times as fast as a Tornado. In other words, 114.80 miles per minute is 55.773280 times the speed of a Tornado, and the speed of a Tornado is 0.01792973 times that amount. (EF2) (wind speed range average)According to the Enhanced Fujita scale implemented by the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, a "significant" tornado has an Enhanced Funjita scale classification of EF2 and is characterized by wind gust speeds between 1.8333330 miles per minute and 2.2833330 miles per minute. The largest recorded tornado — an F4 event occurring in Nebraska in May, 2004 — was almost 4.02 km (2.5 mi) across. It's about 60 times as fast as a Skydiver (belly-to-earth). In other words, 114.80 miles per minute is 58 times the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth), and the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) is 0.017 times that amount. (Belly-to-Earth orientation, average conditions, terminal velocity)A belly-to-Earth oriented skydiver's terminal velocity is about 2 miles per minute. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 60 seconds. It's about 75 times as fast as a Fastball (baseball). In other words, the speed of a Fastball (baseball) is 0.013 times 114.80 miles per minute. (a.k.a. rising fastball, a.k.a. cross-seam fastball, a.k.a. heater, a.k.a. hummer, a.k.a. smoker; for four-seam grip) (major league average)The average speed of major league fastball pitch is 1.60 miles per minute. When up against the quickest professional fastball pitchers, a batter may have less than 0.4 seconds to react to a pitched ball. It's about 90 times as fast as a Curveball (baseball). In other words, 114.80 miles per minute is 91 times the speed of a Curveball (baseball), and the speed of a Curveball (baseball) is 0.011 times that amount. (a.k.a. hook, a.k.a. hammer, a.k.a. yakker) (major league average)The average speed of major league curveball pitch is 1.20 miles per minute. In the 1940's, debate over whether there really was a curve in the curveball pitch was settled with the conclusion that the ball does curve; however, an optical illusion caused by the spin of the ball and the batter's perception of motion exaggerates the extent of the curve. It's about 95 times as fast as a Hurricane. In other words, the speed of a Hurricane is 0.0108 times 114.80 miles per minute. (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 1.230 miles per minute. 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 3.210 miles per minute. It's about 100 times as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball). In other words, the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 0.01 times 114.80 miles per minute. (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 1.10 miles per minute. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906.