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 It's about thirty times as fast as a Crocodile In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.031 times 0.0535 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 45 times as fast as Michael Phelps In other words, 0.0535 miles per second is 44.3240 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 0.022561 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. It's about 65 times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.015 times 0.0535 miles per second. (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 0.00081 miles per second. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 0.00088 miles per second It's about one-ninetieth as fast as The Space Shuttle In other words, 0.0535 miles per second is 0.011119 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 89.9360 times that amount. (Orbiter vehicle velocity)The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 4.81170 miles per second. During liftoff, the space shuttle accelerates to orbital speed in 8.5 minutes, consuming over 1.59 million kg (3.51 million lbs) of propellant in the process. It's about 200 times as fast as an Iceberg In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.005 times 0.0535 miles per second. (a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 0.0003 miles per second. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons. It's about one-five-hundredth as fast as a Meteor In other words, the speed of a Meteor is 500 times 0.0535 miles per second. (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 6.90 miles per second and 45 miles 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 1.70 miles per second. It's about one-one-thousandth as fast as a bolt of Lightning In other words, 0.0535 miles per second is 0.00088 times the speed of a bolt of Lightning, and the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 1,100 times that amount. (atmospheric electrical discharge)A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 60 miles per second when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year.