Hurricane Ivan (09L) in the Atlantic

Hurricane Ivan (09L) in the Atlantic
  • 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 Ivan on September 5, 2004, at 13:30 UTC (9:30 AM EDT). At the time this image was taken Ivan was located approximately 1670 km (1040 miles) east of the Windward Islands and was moving towards the west near 33 km/hr (21 mph). Ivan had maximum sustained winds near 140 km/hr (85 mph) with higher gusts.

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  • Data Date:

    September 5, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    September 6, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration