Pacaya Volcano

Pacaya Volcano

Pacaya Volcano, about 25 kilometers (16 miles) from the center of Guatemala City, erupted on March 2, 2014. This natural-color satellite image was collected on the morning of the eruption by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Terra satellite.

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  • Data Date:

    March 2, 2014
  • Visualization Date:

    March 5, 2014
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration