I. The following article warns of a newly discovered asteroid heading for Earth :
An asteroid the size of the one that recently buzzed the Ural’s has been discovered moving in the direction of Earth and is now considered a potentially hazardous asteroid to the planet. The asteroid is between 15 and 20 meters in size and is only 11,000 km away from the Earth. It is supposed to arrive within 24 hours and conspiracy theory forums are abuzz with rumors that the asteroid will strike Earth.
«The observation system of dangerous objects around our planet, called ‘Master’, has just detected an asteroid whose diameter is between 15 and 20 meters. It is an object potentially hazardous to our planet as it is only 11,000 kilometers away.
This was revealed a few hours ago Lipunov Vladimir, the Lomonosov. According to this, the space rock “is moving in the direction of the Earth ‘. They are not, however, provide additional details, except that its size is similar to the one that fell in the Urals in the month of February.»
Source: Redflagnews via Italian Meteorological Center;
I’ve asked a friend from Italy and he confirmed that the website is genuine.
II. According to «Russian Meteor» website, «NASA says a newly learned asteroid will have a close encounter with Earth on Monday, but there’s no need to worry.
The space agency’s Near-Earth Object Program Office says the small space rock – dubbed 2011 MD – will pass 7,500 miles (12,000 kilometers) above Earth’s surface over the southern Atlantic Ocean at about 6:30 a.m. PDT (1330 GMT).
Though it will come close, it’s not a distance record holder. Earlier this year, a tiny asteroid flew by even closer – within 3,400 miles (5,500 kilometers).»
You can check out the meteor activity on MeteorScan.com;