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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.


NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team, GSFC. Caption by Robert Simmon.

Published March 5, 2014
Data acquired March 2, 2014

Source:
Terra > MODIS
Topic:
Solid Earth > Volcanoes > Volcanic Ash/Dust
Collection:
MODIS Rapid Response