Huge Asteroid To Give Earth a Very Close Shave on April 19
April 20, 2017
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An asteroid roughly the size of the Rock of Gibraltar sped by Earth yesterday, Thursday April 19, at a distance of 1.1 million miles. Less than five times the distance of the Earth to the Moon. The consequences could be really severe and we shouldn’t ignore them. If a asteroid like this were to strike earth it can blast a in pack carter about 10 kilometers wide.
The asteroid hasn’t come this over 400 years it will happen at least over the next 500 years there are smaller asteroids that pass within this distance from earth, several times a week. The last time such a sizable asteroid came this close was in 2004. The next time will happen in 2027.