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How fast is 2,000 meters per hour?

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It's about as fast as an Iceberg.
It's about two-fifths as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, 2,000 meters per hour is 0.43 times the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan), and the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 2.3 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 4,700 meters per hour. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 5,100 meters per hour
It's about three-tenths as fast as Michael Phelps.
In other words, 2,000 meters per hour is 0.286 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 3.4965 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
It's about one-fifth as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, 2,000 meters per hour is 0.21 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 4.8 times that amount.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
It's about eight-and-a-half times as fast as a Sloth.
In other words, the speed of a Sloth is 0.12 times 2,000 meters per hour.
(for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)
It's about one-tenth as fast as a Bull.
In other words, the speed of a Bull is 12 times 2,000 meters per hour.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
It's about one-fifteenth as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 2,000 meters per hour is 0.07331 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 13.64 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)