Wildfires are burning in 18 Mexican states • Earth.com

Last update: July 18th, 2019 at 12:00 am

Today’s Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory shows a large wildfire burning in a forest located west of Cienega de Escobar in Durango, Mexico.

The photo was captured on April 17, 2019 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite two days after it was detected.

According to news reports, the fire is one of 95 wildfires burning in 18 Mexican states.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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