Big asteroid to whiz( safely) by Globe this month

( CNN) A large asteroid is hurtling toward Earth — but there’s no need to duck and cover.

The space rock, known by the very dull name of 2014 JO25 will safely fly by Earth on April 19, according to NASA. The chances of it pounding our planet and leaving for the dead? Zero, experts tell.

“Although there is no possibility for the asteroid to collide with our planet, this will be a very close approach for an asteroid of this sizing, ” NASA said in a statement .

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