Potentially Hazardous  Past Earth On Thursday

Giant Asteroid To Skim

A Potentially Hazardous Giant

 asteroid is set to zoom past Earth with a 37,400 km/h speed on Thursday, according to NASA.

The Asteroid, Named

418135 (2008 AG33), has an estimated diameter between 350 to 780 metres, revealed NASA's Centre for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS).

NASA Defines Any Space Object

 that comes within 193 million km of Earth as a near-Earth object (NEO) and any fast-moving object within 7.5 million km as potentially hazardous

According To The Centre

 as they orbit the Sun, the NEOs can occasionally approach close to Earth.

However, It Explained That

 a close passage astronomically can be very far away in human terms: millions or even tens of millions of kilometres.

Asteroid 418135 Is Thus

expected to skim past our planet without any risk of impact, Live Science reported.

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