Asteroid 388945 2008 TZ3 LIVE — ‘Potentially hazardous asteroid bigger than Empire State Building’To approach on Sunday

ASTEROIDS bigger than the Empire State Building will be gliding by Earth on Sunday.

The US space agency Nasa expects Asteroid 388945 (2008 TZ3) to pass Earth at around 5.18pm ET and 9.18pm GMT.

It is expected to measure 1,608 feet in width. By comparison, New York’s Empire State Building stands at 1,454 feet tall.

Asteroid 388945 should be able to pass us at a distance of approximately 3.5million miles, but it is still possible that it could pose a threat.

If an asteroid comes within 4.65million miles of our planet and is over a certain size, it’s considered “potentially hazardous”Space agencies that are cautious.

Read our Asteroid 388945 2008 TZ3 live blog for the latest news and updates…


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