THIS Halloween just got a whole lot scarier with the discovery of a huge asteroid hurtling towards Earth.

The space rock, dubbed 2015 TB145, was only discovered less than a fortnight ago by astronomers using the Pan-STARRS telescope in Hawaii.

“The asteroid is on an extremely eccentric and high inclination orbit,” explained NASA.

With the asteroid expected to come within the 7,500,000km threshold of proximity to Earth, it has been classified as a potentially hazardous object.

Although NASA is confident the asteroid will fly past our planet some 499,000km away, while cruising at speeds over 126,000km per hour.

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