"Asteroids of this size do not often approach this close to our planet-maybe only once or twice a year", said Paul Chodas, the manager of NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies. While asteroid 2018 CC safely skimmed past Earth on February 6 at 12:10 p.m. PST (3:10 p.m. EST), the other asteroid 2018 CB is all set for a close flyby of Earth on February 9, Friday.
It was discovered by NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey on February 4 along with a second asteroid that measured somewhere between 15 and 30 metres.
The asteroid was found by NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) near Tucson, Arizona, that records potentially hazardous asteroids.
It will remain about 64,000 kilometres from Earth, which is less than one-fifth the distance to the Moon. The asteroid is approximately 1,000 feet or more than 300 meters across.
New quake shakes Taiwan's Hualien
The island sits on the boundary between the Eurasian Plate and the Philippine Sea Plate, which are converging at 80 mm per year. At least nine people were killed and 265 injured in a massive 6.4 quake that struck Taiwan's Hualien city on Wednesday.
De Kock ruled out of ODIs, T20s against India
And the list has only grown with Quinton de Kock (left wrist injury) ruled out before the third ODI. All of this places enormous pressure on South Africa's young stand-in captain Aiden Markram .
Firstly, the object is relatively small, so it would cause a large number of injuries rather than killing billions of people and sending us back to the Stone Age.
Apart from these two asteroids, another spooky asteroid named 2015 TB145, which is known as the Halloween asteroid because of its appearance, is going to fly by our planet this year. On Tuesday, another one passed within 114,000 miles of Earth. Scientists estimated the asteroid was 50-100 feet in diameter.
Scientist had been tracking Asteroid 202 AJ129 for about a year and knowing all along that this medium sized space rock posed no threat to Earth.
There is no denying that the texts show the two Federal Bureau of Investigation officials' absolute disdain for Trump. A lawyer for Strzok declined to comment, and a lawyer for Page could not be reached.
The first phase of Grand Egyptian Museum is expected to be opened later this year while the grand opening is planned for 2022. In January, Egypt placed the ancient statue of one of its most famous pharaohs, Ramses II in the museum.
Apart from Kundu, others who died were identified as riflemen Ram Avtar and Shubam Singh, and havaldar Roshan Lal. The army officer added that Pakistan has stepped up unprovoked firing and shelling in Kashmir since 23 December.
Further, the 23 coal shipments were delivered using "a combination of multiple evasion techniques, routes and deceptive tactics". In addition to coal, North Korea is banned from exporting iron, lead and seafood, among other commodities.
It was not clear which rebel group was involved, but the jihadist Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) is the most active force in the area. In November 2015, Turkey shot down a Russian military aircraft, which caused a diplomatic crisis between Moscow and Ankara.
The group benefitted from a rise in oil prices, with the price of a barrel of Brent crude having surged by 40 percent since July. In 2017, BP managed to cover the costs and pay full dividends at oil prices of 50 United States dollars per barrel.
McDaniels had a disastrous stint as the head coach in Denver, where he posted an 11-17 record in 2009 and 2010. McDaniels, 41, had emerged as the clear front-runner and was the only candidate who merited a second interview.
Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. Throughout the investigation into both matters, Netanyahu has maintained that he has not committed any wrongdoing.
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One more change could be in the offing, with Klopp unlikely to start James Milner in back-to-back games in midfield. Spurs are also on a roll, and their win over Manchester United was arguably the most impressive of Week 25.
We have weak-kneed republicans, country club republicans who sit back and say "thoughts a prayers" and this and that. The Colts said in a statement Sunday, Feb. 4, 3018, that the team is "heartbroken" by Jackson's death.
Riyad Mahrez and Leicester should aim to resolve their dispute "as soon as possible", says players' union chief Gordon Taylor. So will Leicester acquiesce to Mahrez's fresh demands? Firstly, they'll face a weakened Leicester side this weekend.
Two Iraqi officials confirmed that US -led coalition and Iraqi government have reached an agreement to draw down troops in Iraq. The contractors spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations and declined to reveal the exact size of the drawdown.
The rand, which tends to strengthen on signs Zuma could leave office, pared losses on the announcement from parliament. Zuma has survived several no-confidence votes thanks to his ruling ANC party, which holds the majority in parliament.
Law enforcement agencies from Alabama to France have gotten complaints as the video continues to spread, AL.com reported . If you find the video in your Messenger account, you should notify Facebook immediately and delete the message.
Plano officers were out Thursday morning mapping the scene, and crime scene investigators were collecting evidence. Police say the shooting sparked a standoff with the suspect, who randomly fired a weapon throughout the night.
However, Seoul's independent sanctions imposed on Pyongyang in 2010 ban North Korean ships from entering South Korean ports. Fred Warmbier, in particular, is scheduled to attend the opening ceremony of the upcoming Olympic Games as a special guest.
Various high-ranking officials at USA Gymnastics and Michigan State have resigned in recent weeks as a result of the scandal. Nassar told the court: "It's impossible to convey the breadth and depth of how sorry I am to each and every one".
Eurogamer is reporting the existence of Black Ops 4 , but has yet to confirm a Switch version with its sources. His most recent predictions that turned out to be accurate were related to Dark Souls and Nintendo Labo .
He said the dream of peace and prosperity in the region will remain elusive without resolving the Kashmir dispute. Kashmiris considered themselves Pakistani and wanted to live under the Pakistani flag, he added.
Tottenham have finally announced the signing of Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura for around £25million. Spurs will be hoping that a move to a new country will provide the fresh start that he needs.
Authorities said they have not determined if both trains were moving or if the Amtrak train was diverted on to a side track. From there, he went to a shelter at Pine Ridge Middle School for passengers who didn't suffer serious injuries.
The avalanche hit an army post near the Line of Control around 11:20 am, defence ministry sources told news agency IANS. In 2012, a massive avalanche in the Pakistan-controlled part of Kashmir killed 140 people, including 129 soldiers.