A newly discovered asteroid will pass safely by Earth on March 21, 2019.
The space rock has an estimated size of 75 feet in diameter.
Travelling through space at a speed of 12,015 miles per hour, 2019 EA2 will pass closest to Earth at 10:01 pm EDT at 190,365 miles from our planet, which is closer to Earth than the moon’s distance.
Earth’s next encounter with 2019 EA2 will occur in 112 years, around March 2131.
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