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 It's about 55 times as fast as a Bull In other words, the speed of a Bull is 0.018 times 38,300 centimeters 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 670 centimeters 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 one-one-hundredth as fast as a Meteor In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 0.0091 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 110 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 1,100,000 centimeters per second and 7,200,000 centimeters per second, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 280,000 centimeters per second. It's about 150 times as fast as a Crocodile In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.0071 times 38,300 centimeters per second. (American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 280 centimeters per second. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 560 centimeters per second. It's about 200 times as fast as Michael Phelps In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 197.170 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.0050718 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 194.250 centimeters 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-two-hundred-fiftieth as fast as a bolt of Lightning In other words, the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 260 times 38,300 centimeters per second. (atmospheric electrical discharge)A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 9,700,000 centimeters per second when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year. It's about 300 times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) In other words, 38,300 centimeters per second is 290 times the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan), and the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.0034 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 130 centimeters per second. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 140 centimeters per second It's about 800 times as fast as an Iceberg In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.001 times 38,300 centimeters per second. (a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 50 centimeters per second. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons.