Danger of death

The chart below compares the odds of dying in any given year from various reasons like fire, alcohol, heart disease, cycling, being struck by lightning, firearms discharge and more.

According to NASA: The Near-Earth Object Program Office states the Earth’s gravitational influence on the space rock during these flybys has the potential to place the space rock on an impact course for Feb. 5, 2040, but this has very unlikely odds of occurring at 1-in-625.



Danger of death

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