The average turtle can swim at speeds of 10 to 12 mph and walk at 3 to 4 mph. Sea turtles are faster in water, reaching maximum speeds of 20 mph, but they are very slow on land and must drag themselves along with their f... More »

The average turtle "runs" about 3 to 4 miles per hour. They walk at a rate of a little over 1 mile per hour. Turtles are much faster in the water than they are on land. More »

The average turtle walks at a rate of 3 to 4 miles per hour. A turtle swims at a speed of 10 to 12 miles per hour. Although turtles move slowly, they move at faster rates than the average tortoise. More »

The average turtle "runs" about 3 to 4 miles per hour. They walk at a rate of a little over 1 mile per hour. Turtles are much faster in the water than they are on land. More »

The average turtle walks at a rate of 3 to 4 miles per hour. A turtle swims at a speed of 10 to 12 miles per hour. Although turtles move slowly, they move at faster rates than the average tortoise. More »

Sea turtles can swim at speeds of up to 15 miles per hour. However, they have been known to swim even faster in short bursts or when trying to elude a predator. More »

According to the National Center for Atmospheric Research, external winds can propel hurricanes across the ocean at sustained speeds of between 10 and 20 mph. Internally, hurricanes' wind speed is considerably higher. More »