Hurricane Ivan (09L) off Jamaica

Hurricane Ivan (09L) off Jamaica
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) flying aboard NASA’s Terra satellite captured this true-color image of Hurricane Ivan on September 10, 2004, at 15:25 UTC (11:25 AM EDT). At the time this image was taken Ivan was located approximately 245 km (155 miles) southeast of Kingston, Jamaica and was moving towards the west-northwest at 19 km/hr (12 mph). Maximum sustained winds were near 230 km/hr (145 mph) with higher gusts.

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  • Data Date:

    September 10, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    September 10, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration