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A 150-Foot Asteroid Flew Alarmingly Close to Earth Just Hours After Being Spotted

TIME - Mon 16 Apr 18

It came closer to Earth than the moon

Asteroid the size of a football field makes 'surprise' flyby close to Earth

FOXNews - Mon 16 Apr 18

An asteroid the size of a football field buzzed by Earth Sunday in one of the closest encounters the planet has seen in a while.

Asteroid the size of a football field makes 'surprise' flyby past Earth

FOXNews - Mon 16 Apr 18

A football-sized asteroid – labeled 2018 GE3 – buzzed by Earth Sunday in one of the closest encounters we've seen in awhile.

Asteroid skimmed past earth only hours after it was noticed

Daily Mail - Mon 16 Apr 18

Asteroid 2018 GE3 passed by earth yesterday getting within 120,000 miles of it. It was detected Saturday night just hours before its came closest to earth.

Asteroid as big as a warehouse is freakiest near-miss in years - CNET

CNET - Mon 16 Apr 18

A space rock soared by Earth closer than half the distance to the moon just hours after being spotted for the first time on Saturday.

How a Football Field-Size Asteroid Caught Us by Surprise

Livescience - Mon 16 Apr 18

Earth received a cosmic close shave on Sunday (April 15) when a football field-size boulder passed by at half the moon's distance from our planet.

'Tunguska'-Size Asteroid Makes Surprise Flyby of Earth - Mon 16 Apr 18

An asteroid similar in size to one that exploded over 100 years ago in Russia's Tunguska region in Siberia gave Earth a close shave on Sunday (April 15), just one day after it was discovered ...

Earth was buzzed by a giant asteroid this weekend and we didn't even realize it was coming

Inhabitat - Mon 16 Apr 18

Earth just survived a near miss with an asteroid, and we didn't even know it was coming. Around 1,500 people were injured in the aftermath of the Chelyabinsk meteorite when it exploded over ...

NASA: Previously Unknown Asteroid had a Near Miss with Earth today

Watts Up With That? - Sun 15 Apr 18

We dodged a bullet today. It came within one half of the distance to the moon. I got this notice in email from NASA about a surprise asteroid that gave us only one day of warning passing halfway ...

Close Call: Giant Asteroid Flies Through the Earth-Moon Orbit

SpaceDaily - Tue 17 Apr 18

Tucson AZ (Sputnik) Apr 17, 2018 With just a few hours' notice, a relatively large asteroid whipped through the Earth-moon orbit over the weekend. You may have missed it though; humanity ...

Giant asteroid 2018 GE3 makes surprise fly-by past Earth

The Hindu - Tue 17 Apr 18

The asteroid measure 3.6 times the size of the one that levelled 2,000 square kilometres of Siberian forest when it exploded over Tunguska in 1908.