Eruption of Mt. Etna in Sicily

Eruption of Mt. Etna in Sicily
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Ash from Sicily’s erupting Mt. Etna volcano continues to be visible in images from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite. The eruption began on October 27, 2002. This image was acquired on November 7, 2002.

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  • Data Date:

    November 7, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    November 7, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration