Typhoon Koppu (17W) south of Japan

Typhoon Koppu (17W) south of Japan
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument onboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this true-color image of Typhoon Koppu on September 29, 2003. In this image, Koppu is located 250 miles north of Iwo Jima. The storm was moving to the north-northeast at 12 mph and packing sustained winds of 75 mph with gusts to 100 mph.

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  • Data Date:

    September 29, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    September 29, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS

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