It's about 350 times as long as The First movie
In other words, 12 minutes is 341 times the length of The First movie, and the length of The First movie is 0.0029 times that amount.(1888) (Roundhay Garden Scene, National Museum of Photography, Film, and Television restored copy)
Filmed in 1888 by Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince, Roundhay Garden Scene is the oldest surviving motion picture with a total running time of 0.0352 minutes.
It's about 90 times as long as a Pit Stop
It's about 60 times as long as The First airplane flight (Wright Flyer, 1903)
In other words, 12 minutes is 60 times the length of The First airplane flight (Wright Flyer, 1903), and the length of The First airplane flight (Wright Flyer, 1903) is 0.02 times that amount.(Wright Flyer) (1903)
The first successful airplane flight was made by Orville Wright on December 17th, 1903 and lasted 0.20 minutes, covering a horizontal distance of 37 m (121.39 ft). The stopwatch used by Orville and his brother Wilbur to time this flight is on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
It's about thirteen-and-a-half times as long as The San Francisco earthquake of 1906
In other words, 12 minutes is 13.7 times the length of The San Francisco earthquake of 1906, and the length of The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 is 0.07 times that amount.(1906) (Mussel Rock Fault, California) (sensible duration)
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 caused perceptible shaking of the ground for about 0.8750 minutes. The most devastating natural disaster in California's history, the quake was felt as far away and southern Oregon and western Nevada, and resulted in about 3,000 deaths, the displacement of 55% - 70% of the city's population, and the shifting of some spots of ground by up to 6 m (20 ft).
It's about as long as The First spacewalk
It's about seven-tenths as long as Louis-Antoine's reign
In other words, 12 minutes is 0.7 times the length of Louis-Antoine's reign, and the length of Louis-Antoine's reign is 1 times that amount.(a.k.a. Louis-Antoine d'Artois, petit-fils de France, fils de France, duc d'Angoulême, a.k.a. Count of Marnes) (1830)
Following his father, Charles X's, abdication on the eve of the 1830 French Revolution, Louis-Antoine d'Artois was technically king for a period of approximately twenty minutes on August 2nd, 1830. Louis-Antoine's only official act as king was to abdicate the throne to his nephew, the Henri, the Duke of Bordeaux.
It's about one-fourth as long as a Basketball game
In other words, 12 minutes is 0.25 times the length of a Basketball game, and the length of a Basketball game is 4 times that amount.(NBA regulation; playing time only)
Per National Basketball Association rules , a basketball game (without an overtime) consists of four periods of 12 minutes each, for a total of 48 minutes of playing time. The first basketball game, played in a Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, was played in two 15-minute halves and ended with a score of 1-0.