Asteroid size of Great Pyramid of Giza to skim Earth

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An expert at the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand chose to speak up to reduce the panic surrounding the Asteroid 2006 QQ23, which is double the height of Baiyoke II Tower in Bangkok, would have hit Planet Earth on Saturday. On Saturday is passed within 4.6 million miles of Earth, a close shave in space travel terms, while moving at 10,400 miles per hour.

The asteroid, known as 2006 QQ23, could have hit with a force 500 times that of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, had it been travelling along a different trajectory.

Danica Remy, president of the nonprofit organisation B612 Foundation, works to protect the planet from asteroids.

Speaking to NBC News he said: "It's 100 percent certain that we're going to get hit, but it's not 100 percent certain when".

An asteroid the size of 2006 QQ23 might flatten a city, probably killing millions.

Nonetheless, in keeping with Mr. Remy, any strike is more likely to be smaller, with a more localized influence.

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Asteroid the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza is heading towards the Earth, as Express reported referring to NASA.

"Nevertheless, it's still going to have a global impact on transportation, networking, weather, and climate".

During the 2013 Chelyabinsk event, 1,500 people were injured and 7,300 buildings damaged by the intense overpressure generated by the shockwave at Earth's surface. NASA to Crash Spacecraft into Asteroid in 2022.

An Asteroid titled as Asteroid 2019 OK came hurtling towards the Earth at a speed of almost 15 miles a second, before flying past.

Due to the closeness of the asteroid's intersection with Earth's orbit, it was classified by CNEOS as potentially hazardous.

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