Let’s pretend the fly-by asteroid strikes Texas. What happens next? | SciGuy | a Chron.com blog

This particular asteroid would probably produce a crater about 4 miles across. If it hit 100 miles from Houston it would produce a wind moving through the city at about 35 mph, and make a noise something like very loud traffic. We would also experience seismic shaking equivalent to about a 6.8 magnitude earthquake. There would be some dust.

via Let’s pretend the fly-by asteroid strikes Texas. What happens next? | SciGuy | a Chron.com blog.

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