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 It's about eighteen times as fast as a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) In other words, 967.40 meters per second is 18 times the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth), and the speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth) is 0.06 times that amount. (Belly-to-Earth orientation, average conditions, terminal velocity)A belly-to-Earth oriented skydiver's terminal velocity is about 53 meters per second. In a typical jump from 3,900 m (13,000 ft), a diver in this orientation will be in freefall for 60 seconds. It's about twenty times as fast as a Fastball (baseball) In other words, 967.40 meters per second is 24 times the speed of a Fastball (baseball), and the speed of a Fastball (baseball) is 0.04 times that amount. (a.k.a. rising fastball, a.k.a. cross-seam fastball, a.k.a. heater, a.k.a. hummer, a.k.a. smoker; for four-seam grip) (major league average)The average speed of major league fastball pitch is 42 meters per second. When up against the quickest professional fastball pitchers, a batter may have less than 0.4 seconds to react to a pitched ball. It's about thirty times as fast as a Curveball (baseball) In other words, 967.40 meters per second is 28 times the speed of a Curveball (baseball), and the speed of a Curveball (baseball) is 0.04 times that amount. (a.k.a. hook, a.k.a. hammer, a.k.a. yakker) (major league average)The average speed of major league curveball pitch is 33 meters per second. In the 1940's, debate over whether there really was a curve in the curveball pitch was settled with the conclusion that the ball does curve; however, an optical illusion caused by the spin of the ball and the batter's perception of motion exaggerates the extent of the curve. It's about thirty times as fast as a Hurricane In other words, 967.40 meters per second is 29.2 times the speed of a Hurricane, and the speed of a Hurricane is 0.034 times that amount. (formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)A hurricane is defined by the US National Hurricane Center as a Northern Hemisphere tropical storm having one-minute average wind-speeds of at least 33.10 meters per second. Typhoons Tip (October, 1979) and Keith (October, 1997) and Hurricanes Camille (August, 1969) and Allen (August, 1980) jointly hold the record for highest tropical storm wind speeds at 86.10 meters per second. It's about thirty times as fast as a Cheetah In other words, 967.40 meters per second is 31.52 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 0.0317 times that amount. (Acinonyx jubatus)The cheetah can reach speeds of up to 30.690 meters per second in short bursts. From a crouching position, the cheetah can attain these speeds in just 2.25 seconds. It's about thirty times as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball) In other words, 967.40 meters per second is 32 times the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball), and the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 0.03 times that amount. (a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)The average speed of major league knuckleball pitch is 31 meters per second. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906. It's about one-forty-fifth as fast as a Meteor In other words, 967.40 meters per second is 0.02 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 43 times that amount. (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 11,000 meters per second and 72,000 meters 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 2,800 meters per second.