Asteroid Hits Off the Coast of Iceland, Becoming the Fifth Known Earth Impactor By Louise Franco Mar 16, 2022 12:58 AM EDT An asteroid has potentially struck off the coast of Iceland, as per the latest reports. Astronomers only detected the asteroid two hours before it entered the Earth’s atmosphere and crashed near the waters of Iceland on Friday, March 11. Known as asteroid 2022 EB5, the three-meter space rock is considered to be the “fifth known Earth impactor” on record. However, it is not clear whether the asteroid hit the waters off Iceland or dissipated upon entering the atmosphere, as per WUSA9 news. Yet, […]