According to NASA, it posted on its website that it is nothing as compared to asteroids which are present in between the Mars and Jupiter, whose length can spread across 580 miles. Those asteroids, however, pose no threat to Earth.
It's being called a "surprise" because it was only discovered this past Saturday. That's about three to six times wider than the space rock that penetrated the Earth's atmosphere in 2013 and exploded over the city of Chelyabinsk in Russian Federation, packing 20 to 30 times the energy of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, notesEarthSky.
According to ScienceAlert, 2018 GE3 buzzed by at a speed of 106,000 kilometers per hour (66,000 miles per hour), and would have caused some serious damage had it collided with our planet. "A 10-meter size object already packs the same energy as a nuclear bomb", Andrew Cheng, who led a 2000-2001 mission for NASA to orbit and land on an asteroid, told Fox News at the time.
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If asteroid 2018 GE3 had hit Earth, a great portion of the space rock might have disintegrated.
An asteroid estimated to be at least 150 feet in diameter made an alarmingly close pass to Earth on Sunday morning just hours after it was first observed by astronomers.
"An asteroid this big is capable of causing some regional damage, depending on various factors such as composition, speed, entry angle, and location of impact". It has since been labeled 2018 GE3 and it passed by the planet at close range mere hours after detection.
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Johnson said: "The world is united in its disgust for any use of chemical weapons, but especially against civilians". He says the overnight operation carried out by the United States, France and Britain followed that example.
CM Mufti is scheduled to chair a high-level meeting of her party on Saturday to decide the future of alliance with BJP. This special fast track court which would be the first in the state is expected to complete the trial in ninety days.
The superstar was due to perform a year ago but had to postpone because she was pregnant with her twins, Sir and Rumi. A $25,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student from each university for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year.
At the time, Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert chided IN as he declared that they got less for George than what Cleveland had offered. The Indiana Pacers were aggressive and came ready to work in the opening game of their series against the Cleveland Cavaliers .
The bulk of the rain will fall during the first half of Saturday with close to an inch possible through Saturday night . Sunday's temperatures are expected to hover around the freezing mark, with precipitation turning to a wintry April mix.
The IPL fever has been gripping the entire nation resulting in cricket enthusiasts being excited about every match being played. RCB are now sitting in the fifth position on the points table, while RR are placed on the sixth position on the points table.
This will be followed by the removal of ownership obstacles in 2022 for makers of commercial vehicles and passenger cars. The ministry said results of a parallel anti-subsidy investigation of US sorghum would be released later.
Roy was efficient in using his feet to meet the pitch of the ball, as well as using the depth of the crease while shifting back. Mumbai Indians had set themselves for a total around 240, but could only reach 194 because of a poor finish with the bat.
JPMorgan shares fell 2.7 percent, while shares of Wells Fargo slipped 3.4 percent and Citigroup shares dropped 1.6 percent. Atlantic Trust LLC bought a new position in shares of JPMorgan Chase during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $136,000.
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But we also certainly know the downside to going overboard, as excessive drinking can lead to nasty hangovers and health issues. Italians, Portuguese and Spanish drinkers are warned that consuming more than around nine glasses of wine could be unsafe .