Asteroid will skim past Earth TOMORROW in close flyby traveling at 30,420 miles per hour

  • Asteroid 2013 MD8 is expected to skim past Earth on Wednesday, NASA said
  • The space rock has a diameter of nearly 280ft, which rivals the size of Big Ben
  • It will fly by our planet at about 13 lunar distances, or just over 3 million miles

The asteroid, dubbed 2013 MD8, is expected to skim past Earth at just over 3 million miles away, or about 13 times the distance between Earth and the moon, at 12:55pm (ET) on Tuesday.

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The massive asteroid, dubbed 2013 MD8, will soar past Earth at a dizzying speed of 30,422 miles per hour. It falls under the category established by NASA of near-earth-objects



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