Recently discovered asteroid 2014 HQ124 is scheduled to pass by the Earth on Sunday, June 8 at a distance of about three times the 720,000 miles (three times the Earth-Moon distance). It wasn't on a lot of people's calendars, since it was only recently spotted on April 23!
Nicknamed "The Beast," the asteroid is about 1,100 feet wide and would pose a significant damage danger IF, indeed, it were to enter our atmosphere. In comparison, the Chelyabinsk asteroid, which exploded over Russia and yet caused city-wide damage and some injuries, was only 20 meters wide!
You can learn more about this event on Space.Com:
and JPL Asteroid watch: