Asteroid passes within a cosmic whisker of Earth

The Earth just had a close encounter with an asteroid about 200 to 400 ft (50 to 120 m) across that missed us by a cosmic whisker. On May 15 at 3:04 pm PDT, asteroid 2010 WC9 came within 120,000 miles of the Earth’s surface while clocking a speed of 29,000 mph…
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