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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:35 pm 
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"On Jan. 8th, asteroid 2019 AS5 flew past Earth only 8600 km above our planet's surface."
Within GPS and geosynch satellite orbits.

From http://www.spaceweather.com/ for 11 January 2019.

They suggest that it counts as an "almost" hit

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