Just in Case You Were Wondering

 

Earth did not get clobbered; but asteroid 2005 YU55 passed closer to our planet than the moon does.  Had it hit, Earth, it would have gouged out a 4-mile crater and caused 70-foot tsunamis.  Thousands of more like it are out there on orbital paths that will bring them across Earth’s orbit at some point.

 

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