Asteroid flies by Earth at 10,400mph

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Empire State Building-sized asteroid flies past Earth at 10,400mph

Empire State Building-sized asteroid flies past Earth at 10,400mph

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An asteroid the size of the Empire State Building flew past Earth early on Saturday, clocking in at 10,400mph. If the asteroid dubbed 2006 QQ23 was travelling along a different trajectory, it could have hit Earth with a force 500 times that of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

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