2021 KT1, a “doubtlessly hazardous” asteroid is passing close to the Earth on Tuesday (June 1), NASA has warned. The asteroid will make a detailed method to the Earth at round 10:24am EDT (7:54pm IST). The large rock would fly previous our planet with a distance of round 4.5 million miles. Another asteroids are additionally anticipated to zip previous the Earth later this week. Nevertheless, these can be considerably smaller than the 2021 KT1.
NASA has stated on its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) web site that the 2021 KT1 asteroid may very well be round 186 metres in dimension. That is twice as massive because the Statue of Liberty, which is 93 metres in peak.
The asteroid will not be more likely to hit the Earth as it could be 4.5 million miles away on the closest level.