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Asteroid-passage

In the evening today February the 15th. an asteroid flies by close to the Earth only about 27 600 km away. It measures about 40 m in length and is similar to the one responsible for the Tunguska (Siberia) impact in  1908. It deforestated everything within 30 km.

NASA provides more information.

Yesterday meteorites impacted Russia in the Tjeljabinsk-region injuring 200 people.