NASA released the map below in November 2014. Its purpose is to show the distribution of planet-sunken celestial bodies using the data of the Near-Earth Object Observation Program. The map represents all perceived asteroid impacts that belong to the category 1-20 meters in diameter, i.e., the smallest celestial body.
Yellow spots are the daylight, while the blue indicates the nighttime impacts on the map. From these, it is clear that we can not hide from the asteroids because the impacts are spread evenly across the Earth's surface. ...continue reading "Asteroid strikes mapped"