Near Miss Day

Near Miss Day is observed next on Sunday, March 23rd, 2025 (249 days from today).

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Near miss, also known as "near danger", is a case of near accident or accident but no injury or injury to people. From a national perspective, every day, many of us face near miss here and there. While everyone will experience a different near miss situation, March 23 each year is known as National Near Miss day, which celebrates the day when the entire Earth was faced with a near miss when a massive asteroid (4581 Asclepius) nearly hit us in 1989. International Near Miss Day celebrates 4581 Asclepius flew in soon after.

On March 22-23, 1989, an asteroid the size of a mountain collided with Earth within 500,000 miles. Dr. Henry Holt said that that's a close call on the cosmic scale of things. A collision with Asclepius would release energy equivalent to the explosion of a single explosion that is estimated by geophysicists. 600 megaton atomic bomb a collision that would have catastrophic consequences for our planet Scientists discovered this asteroid on March 31, 1989 - nine days after it closest approach to Earth.

There have been other close misses that have occurred sporadically.

History of national near-miss day

National near-misses day is celebrated on the day scientists noticed asteroid 4581 Asclepius nearly hit the earth. The origin of the national near-marriage day is clear but the founder of this date is still a big question for everyone. Even so, we all live in a world where there are many near-misses. Surely all of us have experienced the feeling of "almost a little bit" like the earth did in 1989.

How to observe National Near Miss Day

Have you ever missed a near-miss? This could be a good one-day opportunity to share your own story. In addition, there are several ways to celebrate national Near Miss Day as follows.

Visiting the NASA website to explore asteroids up close.

Share stories of near misses. Write it down or share a video.

Read about other near misses or other near misses. Like someone known to have been hit by a meteor, Ann Hodges.

Watch videos of asteroids, meteorites, and meteorites, like the one below.

Use #NationalNearMissDay to post on social media.


Near Miss Day has been observed annually on March 23rd.


Thursday, March 23rd, 2023

Saturday, March 23rd, 2024

Sunday, March 23rd, 2025

Monday, March 23rd, 2026

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2027

Also on Sunday, March 23rd, 2025

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