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What asteroid? There were several.


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No. Occasionally an asteroid is knocked out of the asteroid belt and some of those asteroids eventually hit Earth, but the asteroid belt as a whole will not hit us.

It is inevitable that an asteroid will hit Earth eventually, but there are currently no known asteroids expected to hit Earth in our lifetimes.

Technically, if it hits the Earth it's not an "asteroid", it's a "meteorite". And yes, meteorites hit the Earth all the time.

An asteroid will hit the Earth, it is only a question of when. Astronomers are always tracking near earth asteroids, but we currently have no way to prevent an asteroid impact.

no it was not an asteroid that hit the earth, it was kevins big mouth

U.S. astronomers said the giant asteroid could hit the earth in 2014.

Yes. An asteroid probably hit Siberia, in Russia, in June 1908.

Probably not. I haven't seen any news about an asteroid about to strike Earth.

An asteroid is going too hit earth this weekend.

yes! it depend to gravitational pull and the weight of an asteroid

No. There was some concern that the asteroid Apophis might hit earth in 2036, but new measurements of the trajectory recently ruled that out.

the asteroid hit the earth to start a new race many million years ago and the new race was humans

tilted by an near hit or hit by an asteroid

Many asteriods have hit the Earth over the millions of years.

An asteroid would hit earth first

it had a big affect on earth, last time a asteroid hit it killed all the dinosaur's.

It can and has been many times.

There is no such prediction: it is not known when an asteroid will hit Earth. There are only some estimations, every how often asteroids up to a certain size will hit Earth, but no specific date.

well it changed the earth to the earth we have today

There was one significant asteroid impact in 1908 - the Tunguska event. It is possible that smaller asteroids hit Earth after that. There was a smaller asteroid/meteor impact more recently - the Chelyabinsk event in 2013.

The chances of an asteroid from the asteroid belt hitting Earth are very close to zero. The chances of a so-called "near Earth asteroid" hitting Earth are much higher... in fact, they hit Earth all the time, and are seen as meteors ("shooting stars").

Asteroids have hit the Earth that have brought about the extinction of nearly every animal and many of the plants on earth.

Not much should usually happen, though it might depend on the size of the asteroid. The real danger is for the asteroid to actually hit Earth.

The Earth is constantly hit by small meteorites simply because space has no friction. Therefore, if a small asteroid were to somehow been flung out of the Asteroid belt (becoming a meteor), and was aim at Earth, chances are that it'll hit.

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