Hurricane Ivan (09L) off Jamaica (afternoon overpass)

Hurricane Ivan (09L) off Jamaica (afternoon overpass)
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this true-color image of Hurricane Ivan on September 10, 2004, at 18:30 UTC (2:30 PM EDT). At the time this image was taken Ivan was located approximately 140 km (85 miles) south-southeast of Kingston, Jamaica and was moving towards the west-northwest at 19 km/hr (12 mph). Ivan had maximum sustained winds of 230 km/hr (145 mph) with higher gusts.

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  • Data Date:

    September 10, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    September 11, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration