NASA has been keeping an eye on the asteroid’s motion and has confirmed that it is once again coming towards the Earth.
The asteroid is cruising at over 8 kilometres per second, which is around 28,800 km/hour. The near-Earth object (NEO) is 20 meters wide and will be zooming by at a distance of 28,70,847,607 km, eight times the distance between Earth and the Moon.
The movement of the asteroid is under observation by NASA and its orbit close to the planet has been classified as Apollo.
Last time an asteroid an asteroid the size of the Eiffel Tower came close to the planet.