The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs was between 10.6 and 80.9 kilometers in diameter and struck Earth 65 million years ago.
Dinosaurs were wiped out of the globe almost 66 million years ago by an asteroid, ending the existence of an Earth species after more than 180 million years of wandering.
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There was an asteroid impact on Earth that caused a catastrophic extinction, and researchers finally determined the area of the impact. The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs was between 10.6 and 80.9 kilometers in diameter and struck Earth 65 million years ago.
When the dinosaurs disappeared, this event was a boon for humanity, as it led to the colonization of every continent on Earth.
According to a report, the collision took place in Chixulub, Mexico, near the Yucatan Peninsula. He also explains the impact of the collision – huge tidal waves, volcanic activity and earthquakes.
According to scientists, these apocalyptic conditions would be a major factor in the extinction of dinosaurs.
According to France 5, scientists have discovered the true origin of the asteroid. Mars and Jupiter are the most likely candidates for its formation. As for asteroids, there is a cycle of 250 million years that scientists say could affect our planet at any time in the near future. Until that happens, however, humanity will be technologically advanced enough to deal with the dangerous cosmic rock.
The asteroid is said to have struck near the Yucatan Peninsula in Chixulub, Mexico, according to a report. There were also large tidal waves and volcanic activity and earthquakes explained by the collision.
Apocalyptic circumstances, according to experts, were the main reason for the death of dinosaurs.