Huge 111-Foot Asteroid to Skim Past Earth at 22,000 MPH On Monday, Closest Approach In 115 Years

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close approach at around 6:53 p.m.

A huge asteroid is about to skim past Earth at its closest approach in 115 years. (NASA Image)

(FOX NEWS) – A huge asteroid is about to skim past Earth at its closest approach in 115 years.

Astronomers have warned that the space rock 2019 TA7 will be 50 times closer to us than our closest neighboring planet Mercury.

The asteroid will be making its close approach at around 6:53 pm today.

It should skim past Earth at over 22,500 miles per hour, according to data collected by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

The space rock is estimated to measure up to 111 feet in diameter, making it around three times larger than a double-decker bus.

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