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Asteroid as big as "Great Pyramid" might hit Earth on 2022, warns NASA

 

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) warned the public with the possible collision of a huge asteroid on Earth on May 6, 2022.


According to NASA, the size of the asteroid can be compared to the massiveness of the Great Pyramid of Giza that has a height of 146.6 meters and a diameter of 2300.34 meters.


Although the chance is only 0.026%, experts  are still worried with the destruction it might cause because once it collides on Earth, the explosion will be 15 times strong compared to the Hiroshima atomic bomb in 1945.


If the said asteroid  will hit the Pacific Ocean, a possible tsunami or nuclear winter might take place because of its impact.


The asteroid was first discovered in 2009 with the name JF1. This is being constantly monitored by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory using their Sentry which continually scans the most current asteroid catalog for possibilities of future impact with Earth over the next 100 years.

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