Summit Fire, California • Earth.com

Last update: November 14th, 2019 at 11:00 am

On May 1, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of the Summit fire burning near Banning, California. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires.

Credit: NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.

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