Hurricane Charley (03L) off Cuba

Hurricane Charley (03L) off Cuba
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Terra satellite captured this true-color image of Hurricane Charley on August 12, 2004, at 11:55 a.m. EDT. At the time this image was taken, Charley had maximum sustained winds near 90 mph with higher gusts and was moving toward the northwest at 17 mph.

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  • Data Date:

    August 12, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    August 12, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration