An undated image of an asteroid in space. Nasa confirmed that on July 25, Asteroid 2019 OK passed about 73,000km (45,000 miles) from Earth, roughly one-fifth the distance to the moon. File photo: AP

Earth’s near miss with a ‘city-killer asteroid’ leaves scientists shaken

  • If the asteroid had struck Earth, most of it would have likely reached the ground resulting in devastating damage
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An undated image of an asteroid in space. Nasa confirmed that on July 25, Asteroid 2019 OK passed about 73,000km (45,000 miles) from Earth, roughly one-fifth the distance to the moon. File photo: AP
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