Mount Everest Size Asteroid OR2 is expected to hit Earth

Mount Everest Size Asteroid OR2 might hit and destroy Earth

According to NASA, an Asteroid OR2, the size of Mount Everest is going to approach our planet Earth in April. It is approaching the earth at 19,461 miles per hour. An asteroid this big, if it comes in contact with Earth it could kill millions of people instantly.

According to Alan Duffy:

It would have hit with over 30 times the energy of the atomic blast at Hiroshima.

NASA named it Asteroid OR2 1998 (52768)

Nasa has named this asteroid OR2, it was first spotted in 1998. The Virtual Telescope is going to Livestream the asteroid on April 28, 2020.

In 2013, an asteroid of 60 feet entered the Earth’s atmosphere and injured about 1500 people in Russia, There was no direct impact, all the injuries were indirect, mainly from the broken windows due to the shock waves. The meteor was brighter than the sun.

NASA named it Asteroid OR2 1998 (52768)

Asteroid OR2 is classified as the potentially hazardous asteroid by NASA. Also, this is not the only asteroid, there are other potentially dangerous asteroids lurking around the space.

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