Its approximately two metres in length, according to NASA’s data. It was first identified at Palomar Observatory in California in 2018.
NASA says there are three potential impacts, but “based on 21 observations spanning 12.968 days”, the agency has determined the asteroid probably won’t have a deep impact, let alone bring Armageddon.
The chance of it hitting us is just 0.41% per cent, data show.
CNN has reached out NASA for any additional or updated information but has not heard back.