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How fast is 6,993 meters per hour?

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It's about as fast as Michael Phelps.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
It's about seven-tenths as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, 6,993 meters per hour is 0.72 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 1.4 times that amount.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 10,000 meters per hour. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 20,000 meters per hour.
It's about one-and-a-half times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan).
In other words, the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 0.67 times 6,993 meters per hour.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
It's about three-tenths as fast as a Bull.
In other words, 6,993 meters per hour is 0.29 times the speed of a Bull, and the speed of a Bull is 3.4 times that amount.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
It's about one-fourth as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 6,993 meters per hour is 0.2563 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 3.902 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
It's about four times as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.3 times 6,993 meters per hour.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
It's about one-fifth as fast as Flo-Jo.
In other words, 6,993 meters per hour is 0.2073 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 4.824 times that amount.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)