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How long is 30 minutes?

It's about three-fifths as long as a Basketball game
The length of a Basketball game is about 48 minutes.
(NBA regulation; playing time only)
It's about two times as long as Louis-Antoine's reign
The length of Louis-Antoine's reign is about 20 minutes.
(a.k.a. Louis-Antoine d'Artois, petit-fils de France, fils de France, duc d'Angoulême, a.k.a. Count of Marnes) (1830)
It's about half as long as an American football game
The length of an American football game is about 60 minutes.
(per NFL rules; playing time only)
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as The First spacewalk
The length of The First spacewalk is about 12 minutes.
(1965) (Alexi Lenovo, a.k.a. Алексе́й Архи́пович Лео́нов)
It's about one-third as long as a Football match (Soccer game)
The length of a Football match (Soccer game) is about 90 minutes.
(a.k.a. Association Football, a.k.a. soccer) (per FIFA rules; playing time only)
It's about one-tenth as long as Gone with the Wind (film)
The length of Gone with the Wind (film) is about 227 minutes.
(1939)
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The First Indianapolis 500
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The length of The First Indianapolis 500 is about 402.130 minutes.
(a.k.a. Indy 500, a.k.a. International 500-Mile Sweepstakes Race) (1911) (Indianapolis, Indiana)
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Longest Pro Baseball Game
The length of The Longest Pro Baseball Game is about 505 minutes.
(1981) (McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket, Rhode Island)
It's about one-thirtieth as long as The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879)
The length of The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879) is about 870 minutes.
(Thomas Edison's filament Thread No. 9) (1879) (total time)
It's about one-thirtieth as long as The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919)
The length of The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919) is about 972 minutes.
(John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown) (1919) (first non-stop flight)
It's about thirty times as long as The San Francisco earthquake of 1906
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The length of The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 is about 0.8750 minutes.
(1906) (Mussel Rock Fault, California) (sensible duration)
It's about one-sixty-fifth as long as The Battle of Fort Sumter
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The length of The Battle of Fort Sumter is about 2,000 minutes.
(1861)
It's about one-one-hundredth as long as The Great Chicago Fire
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The length of The Great Chicago Fire is about 3,000 minutes.
(1871) (Chicago, Illinois)
It's about 150 times as long as The First airplane flight (Wright Flyer, 1903)
The length of The First airplane flight (Wright Flyer, 1903) is about 0.20 minutes.
(Wright Flyer) (1903)
It's about 200 times as long as a Pit Stop
The length of a Pit Stop is about 0.10 minutes.
(for IndyCar racing; optimal)
 
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