Report: Overnight Asteroid Surprises Earth, Flies Six Times Closer Than Moon To Planet

A fast-moving, truck-sized asteroid that was unexpected passed close to Earth Sunday night, within 40,563 miles (65,280 kilometers) before continuing its journey, CNET reported Monday. Asteroid 2017 BH30, measuring between 15-32.8 feet (4.6-10 meters) in length was the closest spotted asteroid to pass the planet since September when asteroid 2016 RB1 passed within 24,000 miles (about 39,000 kilometers) of our planet's surface, putting it almost as close as satellites in geosynchronous orbit,...

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