Typhoon Koppu (17W) South of Japan • Earth.com

Last update: August 22nd, 2019 at 2:00 am

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument onboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this true-color image of Typhoon Koppu on September 29, 2003. In this image, Koppu is located 250 miles north of Iwo Jima. The storm was moving to the north-northeast at 12 mph and packing sustained winds of 75 mph with gusts to 100 mph.

Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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