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Hazardous asteroid effects ranked from least to most destructive

Hazardous asteroid effects ranked from least to most destructiveIf an asteroid struck Earth, which of its effects — scorching heat, flying debris, towering tsunamis — would claim the most lives? A new study has the answer: violent winds and shock waves are the most dangerous effects produced by Earth-impacting asteroids.If an asteroid struck Earth, which of its effects — scorching heat, flying debris, towering tsunamis — would claim the most lives? A new study has the answer: violent winds and shock waves are the most dangerous effects produced by Earth-impacting asteroids.

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170419122015.htm

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