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98-foot asteroid flashes between moon and Earth on March 5 at 21:07 GMT

An asteroid is expected to coes and whizz between the Earth and the moon on March 5 at 21:07 GMT on Wednesday at a blistering speed of 32,076 mph). The 98-foot-wide space rock is expected to come within 218,000 miles of earth (0.9 lunar distances), creating quite the site for stargazers, says NASA.

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The asteroid, named 2014 DX110, is expected to make its closest approach at 21:07 GMT on Wednesday at a blistering speed of 14.85 km/s (32,076 mph). Although the space rock poses no threat to earth, it highlights the earth’s susceptibility to near-Earth asteroids.

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