• Question: How quick does it take for lightning to hit the ground?

    Asked by Xx Alia Peter xX to Kevin on 12 Mar 2019.
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      Kevin OBrien answered on 12 Mar 2019: last edited 12 Mar 2019 8:16 pm

      I honestly don’t know, but it is very fast.
      I expect it would depend on what height above ground the charge was generated, and what path it takes to discharge to earth.