Three asteroids have passed closer to Earth than the Moon in the past 30 days.
NASA said that five asteroids will pass near Earth starting Wednesday, but they are not expected to threaten the planet.
Between September 6 and 12, one asteroid the size of a house, three asteroids the size of an airplane, and one asteroid the size of a bus will make its way near Earth, according to NASA’s asteroid watch dashboard.
NASA said the asteroid, called JA5, will fly 3.17 million miles from Earth on Wednesday. The house-sized asteroid JA5, first discovered in 2021, is about 59 feet across.
On September 8, two asteroids, QC5 and GE, will move within 2.53 million and 3.56 million miles, respectively, from the planet. QC5 is about 84 feet long and is about the size of an airplane and was discovered this year, while GE is about the size of a bus 26 feet and was discovered in 2022, according to NASA Asteroid Watch data.
The other two plane-sized asteroids are expected to pass near Earth on September 10, according to NASA. Asteroid QF6 passes 1.65 million miles from the planet and measures 68 feet across, and asteroid QE8 passes 945,000 miles from Earth and measures 170 feet across, according to NASA. The two asteroids were discovered this year.
The average distance between Earth and the Moon is about 239,000 miles, according to NASA.
Asteroids pose no danger to Earth, even though they travel 4.6 million miles from the planet, because none of them are more than 150 meters, or 492 feet, in height, according to NASA.
NASA did not immediately respond to ABC News’ request for comment.
An asteroid measuring between 140 and 310 feet passed safely near Earth in March, according to the NASA asteroid watchdog. The agency said that an asteroid of this size passes Earth only about once every decade.
And NASA has discovered more than 32,000 asteroids near Earth as of August 31. The space agency has detected 853 asteroids larger than 1 kilometer, or 0.62 mile, and 10,541 asteroids larger than 140 meters, or 459 feet.
Three asteroids have passed closer to Earth than the Moon in the past 30 days. In the last 365 days, 10 asteroids have passed closer to Earth than the Moon, according to NASA.
NASA said that the asteroid control panel monitors comets and asteroids that are relatively close to Earth.
ABC News’ Emily Shapiro contributed to this report.