Asteroid flying past Earth

A 900 foot wide asteroid made the latest in a series of close approaches to Earth tonight. There is a chance it could collide with the Earth in 2036.

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Asteroid would cause 'devastation' if it hit a city

Last night a 900 foot wide asteroid made the latest in a series of close approaches towards Earth.

There is a chance it could collide with the Earth in 2036, the biggest threat would be if it fell on land mass.

Speaking to ITV Daybreak, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock said if it hits a city it would cause devastation.

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